Test Details

Mnemonic

UROVQ

Ordering Code

3421810

CPT-4 Code(s)

88120

Specimen Information

Collect

Urine

Specimen Preparation

Send 50 mL of a voided urine in a urine preservative transport kit, (PreservCyt). Contact Warde Medical Laboratory Client Services for kit. Source required. Please provide physician name and telephone number. Send sample refrigerated. Samples without preservative will be tested

Alternate Specimen

Bladder washing in urine preservative transport kit. Urine or bladder washings mixed with CytoLyt or ethanol 50% in a 1:1 solution. Urine mixed with preservative Carbowax™ (2% polyethylene in 50% ethanol) 2:1 is also acceptable.

Minimum Volume

33.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: See instructions
Refrigerated: See instructions
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Fluorescence in situ Hybridization
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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