Cytospin Preparation

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: PREP SPHEM

Specimen Type: Body fluid

Tube Type: Fluid container

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL

Cause for rejection: Specimens more than 1 hour old, specimens grossly clotted

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Forcefully spun cellular sediments to microscope slide

Special Instructions: Specify body fluid type. Two or four cytospin preps will be prepared and sent to pathology for evaluation.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range: Done

CPT Code: 85999

Synonyms: -

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