BLADDER AND URETHRAL WASHING

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.
Submit cytology requistion with sample

Preferred Volume

10.0 mL (or more)

Minimum Volume

 5.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Method

Pap stain/microscopy

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:58 AM