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Dermatopathology Testing

Methodology

Microscopy

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

1 – 3 days

Results

All clinical findings are documented in a finalized dermatopathology report.

Specimen Shipping

Place tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin. Label container with the patient name, medical record number, and tissue source.

Please fill out our Dermatopathology Request Form.

Shipping Address

Dermatopathology Laboratory
Department of Dermatology
University of Utah
417 S. Wakara Way, Suite 2171
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

Storage/Transport Temperature

Submit specimens according to Biological Substance, Category B, shipping guidelines.

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Frozen specimens
  • Specimens not in correct fixative

CPT Code(s)

  • 88302, 88304, 88305, 88307 or 88309, depending on the case complexity
  • 88312 and 88313 if special stains are used
  • 88342 and 88341 if immunohistochemistry stains are used

Consultation Dermatopathology Testing

Methodology

Microscopy

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

1 – 5 days

Results

All clinical findings are documented in a finalized consultation dermatopathology report.

Specimen Shipping

  • Please place pathology slides in the appropriate slide container and wrap in bubble wrap.
  • Ship either our Consultation Request Form or a clinician’s consult request letter.
  • Please provide us with your complete or incomplete pathology report (including gross description), H&E glass slides, and pertinent special or IHC stains.
  • Patient historical information and available pictures would be greatly appreciated and will aid us with consultative opinion.
  • If special studies are anticipated or requested, sending selected paraffin blocks will expedite consultation analysis.
  • Place all of the appropriate consult material inside the FedEx® Clinical Pak. (laboratory shipping bag).
  • Seal the FedEx Clinical Pak and attach a FedEx pre-labeled and prepaid FedEx air bill.
  • You can call FedEx at (800) 463-3339 or contact our Customer Service Office at 801-585-0221 to schedule a FedEx pick-up. Alternately, a pick-up can be scheduled online at www.fedex.com

Shipping Address

Dermatopathology Laboratory
Department of Dermatology
University of Utah Health Care
30 North 1900 East
4A330 School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132

CPT Code(s)

  • 88321 Basic, consultation and report on referred material (or);
  • 88323 Moderate, consultation and report on referred material requiring slide preparation (or );
  • 88325 Complex, consultation, with review of records and/or radiographs, as well as report on referred material

Contact Us

Local: 801-585-0221
Toll-Free: 844-988-7284 (844-9UU-PATH)
Fax: 801-585-2202

Shipping Address

Dermatopathology Laboratory
Department of Dermatology
University of Utah
417 S. Wakara Way, Suite 2171
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm MT

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Holidays Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Pioneer Day (July 24), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

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