Eosinophils, Urine


Sunquest Code:EOSM  
Epic Code:LAB333Epic Name:Eosinophil Smear
Synonyms:Urine Smear for Eosinophils
Methodology:Manual enumeration of eosinophils by microscopy on a Wright's stained cytospin preparation
CPT Code:89190
Test Includes:Eosinophil percent
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day; turnaround time is 8 hours.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6 mL
Container:Microbiology containers (Sterile tube)
Collection Instructions:Obtain freshly voided urine. Deliver to laboratory immediately.
Causes for Rejection:Specimen older than 1 hour.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store. Analysis must be performed within 60 minutes of collection.
Shipping Instructions:Do not ship urine. Make cytospin slides and ship slides only.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Hematology  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:No eosinophils present.


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