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URETHRAL/URETER BRUSHINGS

Mnemonic

CYTO SPEC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Roll brush onto a clean glass slide with a frosted end that has been labeled with the patient’s name and the specific site of the brushing. Fix immediately. Brush tip(s) may also be snipped off and dropped immediately into a properly lableled container (Pap bottle).

Handling

Do not allow brushings to dry. Fix each slide immediately by immersing in 95% ethanol (Pap bottle).

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 03:41:42 AM


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