Cytology, Non-Gyn Smears
- 88160 - QTY (1)
- Nipple discharge
- Skin scraping
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
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Mon - Fri
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|Freetext||Refer to report and evaluation for atypical cells suspicious or diagnostic of malignancy. Interpretation by Pathologist.|
Label, using a #2 pencil, the frosted end of glass slide with two unique patient identifiers (patient's name and clinic number). Collect skin lesions by scraping the lesion with a scalpel or spatula. Transfer sample on slide evenly with a smooth stroke. Express nipple discharge samples directly onto a slide, use a second glass slide to smear sample evenly. Immediately fix slide using Cytology spray fixative or placing into liquid Cytology fixative for transport. REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW: Specimen must be accompanied by Cytology requisition giving patient's name, age, clinic number, clinician, clinical history, procedure location, specimen submitted, time and date.
Evaluation for atypical cells suspicious or diagnostic of malignancy Interpretation by Pathologist.