Laboratory: Cytology
Test Name:
BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE FOR CELLS POPULATION STUDIES
Test Code: CYTO
Clinical Information:

Deliver specimen promptly to laboratory refrigerator.

 

All clinical information must be indicated on the requisition for analysis.

Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:

Bronchoalveolar lavage

Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:

A descriptive report will be issued.

Availability:
Weekdays
0800 - 1630 HSC; 0800 - 1600 SBH
See Also:
More Information:

Send specimen promptly to HSC Cytology Laboratory MS337.
Specimen must be kept at refrigerated temperature.  Do not freeze.

 

All specimens must be properly labeled with appropriate patient identification.  All specimens must be accompanied by a fully completed 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