Eosinophil Nasal Smear

Last Modified: 10/25/2021 1:26:13 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: Swab specimens must be delivered to the laboratory within 4 hours of collection. 

If special pick up is required please contact PHL Client Response at 266-1500 to request a Stat courier pick up
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Liquid Amies Aerobic Culture Swab
Collection Instructions: 1. Have patient first blow nose
2. Using a cotton tipped swab, gently swab the nasal passages
3. Label swab with patient's full legal name, date of birth, collection site, date and time
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient
Reference Range: 0 - 4eos/100 WBC
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Microscopic
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: EOSN
EPIC Test Code: LAB2490
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 89190

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