Synonyms: F.S. 
Specimen: Tissue 
Volume: Fresh tissue 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Tissue removed during surgery. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: The frozen section applies only to tissue removed during surgery for STAT preliminary diagnosis. 
Lab Code: PATH 
Requisition: Intraoperative Consultation Requisition (AMCH-T0238)  
Test Includes: Gross and microscopic examination with diagnosis 
Critical Value:  
Test Frequency: Mon-Fri 0700-1630. After hrs & weekends contact Pathologist "on-call" through page operator or go to Affiliated Pathology website at, click "Customer Area", click "On-Call", Username: amcadmin, Password: 47amcerd for scheduled "On-Call" Pathologist & phone/page #. 
Routine TAT: As soon as possible 
CPT Code(s): 88329, 88331, 88332 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: See Addendum XVII