Laboratory Services

Kidney, pelvis washings

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Kidney, pelvis washings
Synonym(s)

UPJ, renal pelvis

Test ID

NON-O

Specimen Type

Washing

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container.

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Required Information

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.

Stability

Maintain the specimen at room temperature.

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block. Specimens with excess lubricant are unsatisfactory.

Limitations

Adequacy

Department (code)

Cytology

Methodology

Monolayer

Estimated TAT

13 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Saturday

Test Includes

Processing, examination and interpretive report

Retention

Specimen: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112  Monolayer
88305  Cytology Cell Block