Test Name: Urine Cytology


Methodology: Cytology


Test Description

Cytopathologic evaluation for the detection and characterization of malignant cells and some nonneoplastic renal diseases in symptomatic patients.


Specimen Requirements

40 cc freshly collected urine mixed with an equal volume of PreservCyt Solution. Please indicate source urine: voided, catherized or bladder washing


Storage and Transport

Store PreservCyt® Solution with urine specimen between 4°C and 30°C. Process sample within 48 hours.


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 2 - 3 Days


CPT Codes*: 88112


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