PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE

The type of pathology investigation carried out.

Format / Length

an2

Permitted Codes

Code Description

CY

Cytology

BU

Biopsy

NOS (Not otherwise specified)

EX

Excision

PE

Partial Excision

RE

Radical Excision

FE

Further Excision

CU

Curettage

SB

Shave Biopsy

PB

Punch Biopsy

IB

Incisional Biopsy

99

Uncertain/other

9

Uncertain/other (Retired 1 January 2013)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPES