Breast smear for cytology

Alphabetical Test listing

Breast smear for cytology-6301

  
Breast smear for cytology
  
6301
  
LAB6301
  
APN
  
Nipple secretion
  
  1. Place slide against nipple and press breast area to express fluid onto a slide.
  2. Spread fluid across the slide.
  3. Label slide, How to Label a Slide for Cytological Examination
  4. Repeat to obtain a 2nd slide
  5. Allow slides to air dry
  6. Place labeled slides into a slide holder for transport.
  

Submit air-dried slides

  
  
  • Non-Gyn Cytology request
  

Ambient

  
  • 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

  
88160
  
04/03/2013
  
10/15/2018