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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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