Eosinophil smear

Alphabetical Test listing

Eosinophil smear-475A

  
Eosinophil smear
  
475A
  
LAB475
  
EOS
  
Nasal smears
  
2 smears
  
  1. Smear the collecting swab on a glass slide
  2. Label slides with the patient name and 2nd identifier 
  3. Allow to air dry
  
  
Sputum
  
  

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  

Ambient

Transport sputum as soon as possible

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  • Slides broken beyond repair
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Microscopy

  

Few or no eosinophils

  
89190
  
11/30/2001
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020