Breast fluid for cytology

Alphabetical Test listing

Breast fluid for cytology-6301

  
Breast fluid for cytology
  
6301
  
LAB6301
  
APN
  
Breast fluid
  

Place aspirated fluid into clean, dry tube (Falcon vial/tube - 15mL) labeled with the patient's full name and date of birth.

  

Deliver to the laboratory as soon as possible, or refrigerate for transport

  
  
  • FNA Cytology request
  • 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

  
88173
  
07/30/2012
  
10/12/2018