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Body cavity fluids, cytology
 
Test Synonyms:
Body cavity fluids cytology
 
Lab:
Cytopathology
Inpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Outpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Specimen:
5.0 ml to 1 liter in a clean, dry container
Result Time:
24-48 hours  
Reference Interval:
Negative  
Important Information:
Add heparin to very bloody fluids. Cell blocks are made at the discretion of the pathologist dependant on the initial slide reivew. Label container with Patient's full name and medical record number.

Last Reviewed on 7/21/2014