VITREOUS FLUID FOR CYTOLOGY (TUMOR CELLS)
Test Code: NCYT
Include all pertinent clinical information.
Transport specimen to Cytology referral lab immediately.
Arrange for transportation to your Cytology referral site through an established courier service. For transportation instructions for specimens, refer to DSM Policy 170-10-08.
Refrigerate specimen is there is any delay.
If there are any questions, please contact your referral Cytology lab.
Submit Specimen: FRESH
A descriptive report will be issued
0800 - 1630 HSC; 0800 - 1600 SBH; 0800-1615 WL
All specimens must be properly labeled with appropriate patient identification. All specimens must be accompanied by a fully completed Non-Gynecological Cytology requisition. Pertinent information including patient demographics, clinical history, physician’s name, and specimen type is required as per DSM Specimen Acceptance Policy 10-50-03. See also Cytology specific requirements within policy.