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Test Compendium

5059: Non-GYN Cytology, Breast Aspirate

Test Code

  • 5059

Test Synonym

  • ASPIRATE, BREAST, BREAST ASPIRATE, CYTOLOGY, BREAST ASPIRATE

Volume

  • 25 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Body Fluid

Container

  • Sterile Container, Container- Screw Top, Miscellaneous, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube, Thinprep Liquid Pap Vial, Slide Specimen

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 2 days

Special Instructions

  • Mix Specimen With 50% Alcohol, Cytolyt Or Saccomanno Solution

Specimen Stability

  • 30 days