Cyst fluid for cytology

Alphabetical Test listing

Cyst fluid for cytology-6301

  
Cyst fluid for cytology
  
6301
  
LAB6301
  
APN
  
Cyst fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
  1. Expel aspirated cyst contents into a Falcon vial/tube - 15mL
  2. Label with two unique patient identifiers (name and DOB)
  3. Indicate on request if specimen is for Cytology only, Cytology and Fungus stain, or Fungus stain only.
  

Sterile vial/container

Falcon vial/tube - 15mL

  
  • Non-GYN Cytology request
    • Specify source and site
    • Provide pertinent clinical history/previous malignancy
  

Refrigerated

  
  • Unlabeled or mislabeled specimen
  • Unlabeled slide in a labeled slide container
  • Leaking specimen if label has been rendered unreadable
  • Slide broken beyond repair
  
AHL - Cytology: A
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Microscopic examination

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
88112
  
08/01/2012
  
10/31/2018