Synonyms: Foreign Material, "Hardware" 
Specimen: Entire material 
Volume: Entire material 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Non-tissue foreign materials recovered from patients in the Emergency Department or during surgery. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Submit to Pathology following specimen guidelines. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Pathology  
Test Includes: Gross examination, identification and photographed 
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 3 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88300 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: See Addendum XVII