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pawsPathologyManual: Alpha-Naphthol/Acetate Esterase Stain

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Alpha-Naphthol/Acetate Esterase Stain

Synonyms

Nonspecific Esterase Stain

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

Bone Marrow Smear;

Blood

Volume and Container

Blood: Lavendar (EDTA) or green (heparin) top tube

Storage and Transport

 

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

No bone marrow particles on smear;

Improper labeling

Turn Around Time

24 hours

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

88319

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

17,219,368

Last Updated

10/07/2003 10:59:27

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

Enough material for 2 slides (4 drops)

Indications

Cytochemical evaluation of a myeloproliferative disorder.  Alpha-Naphtholl/Acetate Esterase stain with fluoride inhibition may be used to further distinguish cells of monocytic lineage.

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

Procedure must be ordered by a hematolgist, oncologist or pathologist.

Lab

Bone Marrow Laboratory  BI-2030  721-2508

Schedule

M - F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Request Form

Hematology-Bone Marrow Laboratory Request Form (available from Hematology). Indicate medical necessity.

Methodology

 

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

Not applicable

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

 

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir