Sputum cytology


Test Information

Test Name

Sputum cytology

Department

Cytology

Preferred Specimen

3x sputum from 3 consective mornings

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

CYT

Notes

  • 3 specimen from different days required
  • Dedicated specimen& laboratory form required, cannot share with microbiology M/C/S and/or mycobacteria sputum specimen
  • If Cytology and other tests are requested on a single sputum specimen it will be processed for the most clinically relevant test and a recollect issued for the other test(s).

Methodology

Contact Information

Corinne.hill@pathlab.co.nz