Body Fluid Cytology - Pericardial - Peritoneal/Ascites - Pleural/Thoracentesis - Abdominal fluid - Pelvic fluid
Specimen Collection Requirements
Specimen types include Pericardial fluid, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural/Thoracentesis, Abdominal fluid, and Pelvic fluid
Aliquot fluid into a 120 mL sterile specimen container or submit vacutainer bottle(s). Submit ASAP to Cytology during routine hours. If other studies are requested submit sample to the Clinical Lab for handling and processing. Fresh and unfixed samples are optimal. If delay is unavoidable, refrigerate the specimen.
Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.
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