Cytology Fluid Examination, Urine

Last Modified: 11/13/2019 9:46:55 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 100.0 mL CCMS Urine in a Sterile Conatainer.
Collection Instructions:

First MorningClean Catch Midstream ,  samples preferred

To properly collect a CCMS specimen: (See Addendum D for the Patients Instructions for CCMS Collection)

1. Wash hands with soap and water. 
2. Using the antiseptic skin towelettes provided, cleanse the genital area three times

Females: Separate folds of urinary opening with forefingers and clean the inside with towelettes using downward strokes only.  Keep skin folds separated during  urination into container.

Males: Clean the head of the penis. If not circumcised, pull the foreskin back for
cleaning and hold back during urination into container.  

3. Begin urination into toilet.  As urination continues, bring container into the stream, to obtain a clean voided specimen.  
4. Do not touch the inside of the container. 
5. Screw cap on container.  Do not touch the inside of the cap. 

For Pediatric Bag patient instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Pediatric Bag Spanish patient instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Pediatric Bag Burmese patient instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Pediatric Bag Arabic patient instruction sheet see Addendum D

Minimum Volume: 35.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Refrigerated
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Urovysion will be ordered and charged when determined by pathologists
Methodology: PAP Stain
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 24 to 48 hours
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: CS
EPIC Test Code: LAB2451
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 88104, 88367 X 4

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