Cytology Fluid Examination, Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2451
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CS

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

100.0 mL CCMS Urine in a Sterile Conatainer.

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

Refrigerated

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

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report


Test Comments:

Urovysion will be ordered and charged when determined by pathologists


Methodology:
  • PAP Stain

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Cytology
Turn Around Time

24 to 48 hours


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

88104, 88367 X 4