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BLADDER AND URETHRAL WASHING

Mnemonic

CYTO URINE

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Appropriately collected cystoscopic specimen, using standard cystoscopic technique. Clearly label each specimen container with specific sources/sites.

Handling

Submit fresh specimens to Cytology in a sterile urine cup. Keep refrigerated until transport.

Preferred Volume

10.0 mL (or more)

Minimum Volume

 5.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

2-3 days

Method

Pap stain/microscopy

Reference Values

Reference Values

Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:35 AM


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