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  Cytology, Oral Specimen Type:
  also known as Cytology, Oral Smear, Cytology, Buccal, Oral Cytology Other

CYTOPATHOLOGY

Specimen requirements: N/A
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: The slide must have the patient's last name written on it in pencil and the bottle must be labeled.
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: Place prepared smear(s) immediately without delay into a 2 oz bottle of papanicolaou fixative (95% alcohol). Do not allow slide(s) to air dry. Complete a Cytopathology requisition form to include pertinent clinical findings / history and the requesting physician's pid number.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A