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Test Name: Eosinophil Smear, Sputum

Test Code(s): SPSMEO / HCSPSMEO

CPT Code(s): 89190

Methodology: Manual Microscopy

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

Turnaround Time: Stat: Not available stat.
Routine: 4 hours.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Sputum

Collection Instructions: Collector should make smear with applicator stick on microscope slide and mark side on which smear is made.

Specimen Transport: Place slide in protective slide holder.  Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220).


Interpretation

No reference range available for sputum.

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