Urine cytology


Test Information

Test Name

Urine cytology

Synonyms

Mitotic Cells; neoplastic cells

Department

Cytology

Preferred Specimen

Urine collected in special container (with alcohol)

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Preparation

  • Refer to Test reference manual

Processing Information

Registration Code

CYT

Notes

Update Jan 2021:

  • Any request for urine cytology be sent as a separate urine sample with a separate laboratory form, and not combined with other requests such as Microbiology microscopy, culture, and susceptibilities (M,C &S) and/or urine mycobacterial culture, etc. on the same specimen. Refer to full clinical update Jan 2021

Methodology

Contact Information

Corinne.hill@pathlab.co.nz