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  Cytology, Urine Specimen Type:
  also known as Urine Cytology Other

CYTOPATHOLOGY

Specimen requirements: N/A
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 80-100 mL
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: Clean catch or catheterized
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: Specimen must be labeled with patient name, Medical Record and Patient numbers.
Request test on form: Cytopathology ( 151-805 )
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 2 working days
For Hillcrest deliver to: Cytopathology : 2nd Floor, Cytology Laboratory,
  room 2-113
For Thornton deliver to: Thornton Laboratory : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: Specimen must be fresh and a minimum of 50 mL, if possible. Keep specimen refrigerated if there is a delay in transporting to the laboratory. Complete a Cytopathology requisition form fully to include pertinent clinical history and the requesting physician's pid number. At Hillcrest after hours, weekends and holidays place the specimen in the refrigerator that is located in the closet next to the Surgical Pathology tissue gross room (room #2-304).
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A