Department: 
Cytology
Laboratory: 
Cytology
Tube Colour: 
Yelllow Top Universal
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
Cyto
Availability: 
Weekdays
Collection Requirements: 
All bloodstained fluid heparinized at 5 units/ml
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
All fluids are collected in screw capped containers, to avoid spillage during transit. Fluids should reach the laboratory not later than 1600 hrs during the working week as the preparation time is very lengthy. Do not discard fluid if cytological analysis is required, send as much as possible to the laboratory.