Laboratory Services

Urethra

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Urethra
Synonym(s)

Prepuce

Test ID

NON-O

Specimen Type

Washing

Specimen Requirements

Cytology fixative, specimen container.

Collection File File not available.
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

Specimen is stable at room temperature with fixative for 24 hours or can be refrigerated for up to 3 days

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

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

Department (code)

Cytology

Estimated TAT

12 business days from receipt

Testing Schedule

Monday–Friday

Retention

Specimens: 7 days
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code(s)

88112 - Monolayer
88305 - Cytology Cell Block