Cytology, Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Malignancy
8280005
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
BAL 2
Methodology
Microscopy
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Use this for all nonopportunistic infection indications (e.g., malignancy).  
Collect
Refer to Cytology, Bronchoalveolar Lavage Specimen Collection for specific collection and transportation guidelines.  
Specimen Preparation
  
Storage/Transport Temperature
  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
88108 or 88112 and/or 88106 - Additional CPT codes may apply if special studies are required
Components
Aliases
  • BAL, Cytology
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage