Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 25, 2020 @ 9:13 am

3745

Nasal Smear

Specimen:Collect:
  • Nasal Secretions in Culturette-Aerobic
Submit:
  • Two Nasal Secretions in Slide. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • 2 Nasal Smears - Allow to air dry, no fixative on slides.
    Specimen is not stable on Culturette Swab
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 89190
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 3750 - EOSINOPHILS
  • 3755 - NEUTROPHILS
  • 3751 - MAST CELLS
  • 3752 - HISTIOCYTES
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