4339 - Overview: DermPath Consultation, Wet Tissue

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 4339    
DermPath Consultation, Wet Tissue

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Histologic diagnosis and differential diagnosis of cutaneous diseases

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
50033Level II Surg Path w/Gross,Micro ExNoNo
50034Level III Surg PathNoNo
88305Level IV Surg PathNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, 1 of the 3 reflex tests will be performed and charged. Appropriate additional stains and other ancillary testing may be performed to determine a diagnosis. These stains and tests will be charged separately.


See Pathology Consultation Ordering Algorithm in Special Instructions.  

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Formalin-fixed tissues are processed and embedded in paraffin; serial sections are stained with hematoxylin and eosin and examined by light microscopy. Special stains are obtained when indicated.

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

DermPath Consultation, Wet Tissue

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Skin Biopsy
Nail (finger/toe) GMA/PAS request