URINE CYTOLOGY

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, 50.0 mL of appropriately collected voided or catheterized urine submitted in a properly labeled sterile collection container with a lid.

Handling

Fresh and unfixed samples are optimal. If delay is unavoidable the specimen should be refrigerated. If a catheterized specimen is being submitted this detail should be noted as part of the order since the procedure can lead to artifacts that may be misinterpreted.

Preferred Volume

100.0 mL

Minimum Volume

50.0 mL

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 03:42:32 AM