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Section-C (C-Ce)

TEST NAME

C REACTIVE PROTEIN   

See:   CRP

 

POWERCHART NAME

C3 COMPLEMENT

MERCY TEST NAME

C3 COMPLEMENT

MERCY LAB CODE

C3

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube or plain red top tube.  Minimum 0.3 ml.

Stability:

4 hours room temp, 8 days refrigerated, 14 days frozen.
Cause for rejection:  Plasma specimens are unacceptable.
Processing:  Send refrigerated.  Frozen < 14 days acceptable.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.
Reference Range: 87-200 mg/dL
Method:  Turbidimetric
CPT Code:  86160

 

POWERCHART NAME

C4 COMPLEMENT

MERCY TEST NAME

C4 COMPLEMENT

MERCY LAB CODE

C4

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a SST or plain red top tube. Minimum 0.3 ml.
Stability: 4 hours room temp, 8 days refrigerated, 14 days frozen.
Processing: Send refrigerated.  Frozen < 14 days acceptable.
Performed: within 8 hours of receipt.
Reference Range: 19-52 mg/dl
Method: Turbidimetric
CPT Code:   86160

 

POWERCHART NAME

CA 125

MERCY TEST NAME

CA 125

MERCY LAB CODE

CA125

Specimen:
  • Preferred in house: 1 ml serum from a SST tube. 
  • Preferred reference lab: 1 ml serum from SST tube. Freeze a separate aliquot of specimen within 24 hours of collection.  Do not use this aliquot for anything else. 
  • Also acceptable: serum from a plain red top tube or plasma from a PST tube.
Stability: 8 hours room temp, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if > 48 hours.
Comment:  

The assay should not be performed until at least 3 weeks after the completion of primary chemotherapy and at least 2 months following abdominal surgery.

Cause for rejection: Hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.
Reference Value:   Women: 0-35 U/ml
Method:   Sandwich Immunoassay Chemiluminescent
CPT Code: 86304 

 

TEST NAME

CA15-3

MERCY TEST NAME

CA 15-3

MERCY LAB CODE

CA153B

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube or a plain red top tube. Minimum 0.2 ml.
Comment: CA15-3 replaces CA27-29 effective 4/25/12 for tests run at Mercy. 
Processing: Stable 48 hours refrigerated.  Freeze if analysis will be delayed >48 hours.

Performed:

Within 8 hours of receipt, 7 days a week.

Reference value:

Males: Females:

Method: Enzyme-Labeled Sandwich Immunoassay
CPT Code: 86300

 

TEST NAME

CA19-9

MERCY TEST NAME

CA 19-9

MERCY LAB CODE

CA199

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube or a plain red top tube. Minimum 0.2 ml.
Comment: Performed at Mercy starting 4-25-12.    Other name:  Carbohydrate Antigen 19-9.
Processing: Stable 48 hours refrigerated.  Freeze if analysis will be delayed >48 hours.  Avoid lipemic and/or hemolyzed samples.

Performed:

Within 8 hours of receipt, 7 days a week.

Reference value:

Males: Females:

Method: Enzyme-Labeled Sandwich Immunoassay
CPT Code: 86301

 

 

POWERCHART NAME  CALCITONIN       
MERCY TEST NAME

CALCITONIN*

MERCY LAB CODE

CLCN

Caution:  This test is not useful for evaluating calcium metabolic diseases.
Comment:  Patient must be fasting.
Specimen: 0.8 mL serum from a plain red top tube. Minimum 0.4 ml.
Performed: 3 days.  Test set up Monday and Saturday.
Processing:  Send frozen to Mayo.  Mayo order code CLCN.
Reference:   Included in report.
Method:  Automated Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)
CPT code:  82308

 

POWERCHART NAME

 CALCIUM TOTAL

MERCY TEST NAME

 CALCIUM    

MERCY LAB CODE

CA

Specimen: 
  • Preferred in house: 0.5 ml lithium heparin plasma from a PST tube.
  • Preferred reference lab: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube.
  • Also acceptable: Sodium Heparin plasma, Amm heparin or serum from a plain red top tube. 
Stability: 8 hours room temp, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if >48 hours.
Cause for rejection: Hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: 

0-10 days:             7.6-10.4 mg/dL
10 days - 2 years:  9.0-11.0 mg/dL
2-12:                     8.8-10.8 mg/dL
>12:                      8.6-10.3 mg/dL

Method:

Calcium Arsenazo Colorimetric

CPT Code:  82310

 

POWERCHART NAME

CALCIUM 24 HOUR URINE

MERCY TEST NAME

CALCIUM 24UR      

MERCY LAB CODE

VCAL

Specimen: 24-hour urine specimen.  No preservative, refrigerate during collection.
Comment: 

A single 24-hour urine collection may be used for Calcium, Phosphorus and Uric Acid.

Processing: 
  • 20 ml from a 24-hour collection.  Indicate total volume. Refrigerate
  • Special processing will be done at Mercy Lab.  Instructions in urinalysis manual.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.
Reference value: 100-300 mg/24 Hours
Method: Calcium Arsenazo Colorimetric
CPT Code:  82340

 

TEST NAME

CALCIUM FREE

See:   Calcium Ionized

 

POWERCHART NAME

CALCIUM IONIZED

MERCY TEST NAME

CALCIUM IONIZED   

MERCY LAB CODE

CAI

Specimen:
  • 0.5 ml whole blood from green top tube. 
  • Keep the tube capped until analysis.
  • For single ionized calcium orders, completely fill a separate tube. 
  • Place on ice and deliver to the Lab immediately. 
Stability: 12 hours if capped and refrigerated.
Cause for rejection:

Hemolyzed specimens or specimens other than unopened green top tubes, except for capillary specimens in green top microtainers tubes.

Performed: Within 2 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value:  

Cord blood: 1.30 - 1.60 mmol/L
< 1 day: 1.21 - 1.46 mmol/L
1 - 2 days: 1.10 - 1.36 mmol/L
3 - 4 days: 1.15 - 1.42 mmol/L
5 days - 11 months: 1.22 - 1.48 mmol/L
1 - 17 years: 1.20 - 1.38 mmol/L
> 17 years: 1.16 - 1.32 mmol/L

Method:   Ion selective electrode direct
CPT Code:  82330

 

POWERCHART NAME

CALCIUM RANDOM URINE

MERCY TEST NAME

CALCIUM R UR

MERCY LAB CODE

UCAL

Specimen: 
  • 5 ml random urine.  Refrigerate.  
  • Special processing will be done at Mercy Lab.  Instructions in urinalysis manual.
Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt. 
Method: 

Calcium Arsenazo Colorimetric

CPT Code: 82310

 

TEST NAME

CALCIUM/CREATININE RATIO

Comment:

Order Calcium Random Urine and Creatinine Random Urine.
This is a calculation which is done by the physician/nursing service.

Calcium/Creatinine Ratio =  Calcium Random Urine (mg/dl) 
                                                   Creatinine Random Urine (mg/dl)

Specimen:  5 ml random urine.  Refrigerate.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.
  **NOTE**  If the urine calcium/creatinine ratio is greater than 0.18, one source recommends to quantify with 24-hour urine.

 

TEST NAME

CALCULUS RENAL

See:   Stone Analysis*

 

TEST NAME

CANCER ANTIGEN 19-9

See:   Ca199

  

TEST NAME

CANCER ANTIGEN 125

See:   CA125

 

TEST NAME

CANCER ANTIGEN 27.29

See: CA153. 

CA153 replaces CA27.29 for tests run at Mercy effective 4-25-12.  If CA27-29 is specifically needed, it will be sent to Mayo.  Order General Miscellaneous Chemistry and give the MAYO code - C2729 in comment.  Also specify that test is to go to Mayo.

 

TEST NAME

CAPILLARY BLOOD GASES

See:   Collection Charge Capillary Blood Gases

 

POWERCHART NAME

CARBAMAZEPINE  (TEGRETOL) LEVEL

MERCY TEST NAME

CARBAMAZEPINE      

MERCY LAB CODE

CAR

Specimen:
  • Preferred in house; 0.5 ml lithium heparin plasma from a PST tube.
  • Preferred reference lab: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube. 
  • Also acceptable: Sodium Heparin plasma, or serum from  a plain red top tube.  
Stability: 8 hours room temp, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if >48 hours.
Cause for rejection:

Specimen must not be hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric.

Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Therapeutic range: 4-12 mcg/ml
Method:  Emit Enyzme Immunoassay
CPT Code:  80156

 

TEST NAME

CARBATROL

See: Carbamazepine

 

TEST NAME

CARBOHYDRATE ANTIGEN 19-9 (CA 19-9)

See:   CA199

 

POWERCHART NAME

CARBON DIOXIDE LEVEL

MERCY TEST NAME

CO2

MERCY TEST CODE

CO2

Specimen:
  • Preferred in house; 0.5 ml lithium heparin plasma from a PST tube.
  • Preferred reference lab: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube. 
  • Also acceptable: Sodium Heparin, Amm heparin, or serum from a plain red top tube. 
Stability: 8 hours room temp, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if >48 hours.
Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: 20- 34 mmol/L
Method:  Enzymatic
CPT Code:  82374

 

POWERCHART NAME

BLOOD GAS CARBON MONOXIDE SATURATION VENOUS

MERCY TEST NAME

C O SATURATION

MERCY TEST CODE

COSATV

Comment: Testing is performed by the Mercy Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Services (CV&P) department.
Specimen:
  • 1 ml whole blood drawn in the dark green-top tube which contains lithium heparin WITHOUT the gel.
  • Testing can be done no matter how old the specimen is.  There is no time restrictions for this test. 
  • This tube may not be used for other testing. 
  • Do not open the tube until analysis. 
  • Serum specimens, SST, and Purple top EDTA tubes are unacceptable.
     
    Reference Lab Clients: Send specimen on ice.
Processing:

Instructions for Mercy Medical Center-NI:

In-house patients: If arterial gases are not needed, this order may be placed and lab staff will collect the venous specimen.  Upon collection, page the CV&P tech at #791 so they know to expect the specimen and to specify to which tube station lab should send the specimen to. Result the COCVP test via Function ME and worksheet BEDS with the name of the CV&P tech spoken to, the time the specimen was tubed and to where the specimen was tubed.

Regional Lab Clients:  Order COSATV in GUI, order a COCVP on a seperate accession . Page the CV&P RT tech at #791 so they know to expect the specimen and to specify to which tube station lab should send the specimen and a copy of the RL order to . Result the COCVP test via Function ME and worksheet BEDS with the name of the CV&P tech spoken to, the date/time the specimen was tubed and to where the specimen was tubed. Handle the RL billing slip in the same manner as the other lab specimens.

 

TEST NAME

CARCINOEMBROYONIC ANTIGEN

See: CEA

 

TEST NAME

CARDIAC/CARDIO CRP-HIGH SENSITIVE CRP/HSCRP

See:CRP SENS

 

POWERCHART NAME

CARDIAC ENZYMES (CK, LD, AST)

MERCY TEST NAME

CARDIAC ENZYM

MERCY LAB CODE

CENZ

Includes:

CK, AST, LD, A CK-MB will be run and charged automatically on all male patients with a CK >273 IU/L and female patients with a CK >200 IU/L.
TROPONIN I IS NOT INCLUDED AS PART OF CARDIAC ENZYMES. 
TROPONIN I MUST BE ORDERED SEPARATELY.

Cause for rejection: Hemolyzed specimen unacceptable.
Specimen: 1 ml lithium heparin plasma from a PST tube. 
Stability: 8 hours room temp, 12 hours refrigerated, avoid freezing.
Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.

Reference value:

Adult 


CK: 
LD:
AST:

Male
25 - 273
98 - 192
15 - 41 
Female
30 - 200 IU/L
98 - 192 IU/L
15 - 41  IU/L
Method:  Refer to individual tests
CPT Code:

82550  CK
84450  AST
83615  LD

 

POWERCHART NAME

CARDIAC MARKER PANEL (TROPONIN, CK, AST)         NO LONGER AVAILABLE 12-21-2011

MERCY TEST NAME

CARDIAC MARKER PANEL

MERCY LAB CODE

 

 

NAMETEST

CARDIAC SURGERY PANEL

See:   CS Panel

 

NAMETEST

Cardiac Surgery Perfusion Perform

See: Cardiac Surgery Perfusion Perform 

 

POWERCHART NAME

CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES

MERCY TEST NAME

CARDIOLIPIN ATBY*  

MERCY LAB CODE

CRLA

Specimen: 0.5 ml serum from a plain red top tube, SST is acceptable. 
Processing:   Send refrigerated to Mayo.  Frozen acceptable. Mayo order code CLPMG
Performed:  Test set up Monday - Saturday
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
CPT Code: 86147 x 2 Cardiolipn Atby+*

 

POWERCHART NAME

CAROTENE LEVEL

MERCY TEST NAME

CAROTENE*

MERCY LAB CODE

see Beta Carotene

 

POWERCHART NAME

CATECHOLAMINE FRACTIONATION URINE

MERCY TEST NAME

CATECH FR 24UR* (alternate name Catecholamine Fractionation,Free)

MERCY TEST CODE

CTCH

Comment:
  • A single 24-hour urine collection may be used for CATECHOLAMINE FRACTIONATION, METANEPHRINES  [METN24U] and VMA  [VMA24UR].  
  • The specimen must be kept refrigerated during collection.
Patient preparation: 
  • The drug Mandelamine interferes with the test procedure and should be discontinued 48 hours prior to collection of the specimen.
  • This assay is of most value when the specimen is collected during a hypertensive episode.
Specimen:
  • Before start of collection, add 25 ml 50% acetic acid preservative to the container (15 ml 50% acetic acid for children
  • RL Clients, please call Mercy Lab to have a jug prepared with preservative. 
  • Refrigerate during collection.
Reference Lab: Adjust pH to 2.0-4.0 with 50% acetic acid.  Aliquot 20 ml and indicate the 24-hour volume.
Processing: 
  • Separate aliquots must be submitted for Metanephrines and VMA if collected with this specimen. 
  • Identify which specimen is for Catecholamine Fractionation. 
Mercy lab Processing:
  • 2 ml in a 13 ml urine tube.  Minimum 1.5 ml.  Mayo order code CATU.
  • Send refrigerated to Mayo.  Frozen acceptable. Ambient with preservative acceptable. 
Performed: 2-4 days.  Test set up Monday through Saturday.
Reference Value: Included with test results.
Method:  High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC)
CPT Code:   82384

 

POWERCHART NAME

CATHETER TIP CULTURE

MERCY TEST NAME

CATHETER TIP CLT

MERCY LAB CODE

CTC

Order: 

Specify site of insertion.

Specimen:   

2 inches of catheter tip. 

  • Aseptically remove the catheter tip from the patient. 
  • Using sterile scissors, cut the catheter 2 inches from the tip. 
     
  • Aseptically place catheter tip in a sterile PLASTIC CONTAINER with a tight-fitting lid.

Cause for rejection:

Foley Tip catheters will not be accepted. A culturette is not an acceptable transport device.

Comments:

  • Quantitation will be reported for each isolate.  >15 colony forming units (CFU) is considered significant.
  • Susceptibility testing will be performed on significant isolates.

RL Client Comments:

  • Write CATHETER TIP CULTURE on order Form.  Indicate site of insertion.
  • Send specimen at Room Temp.

Method:

Standard culture techniques

Reference value: 

No growth

Performed:

Preliminary report: 1 day
Final report: 2 days

CPT Code:  

87070

 

POWERCHART NAME

CBC

MERCY TEST NAME

CBC

MERCY LAB CODE

CBC

Includes:

WBC
MCV
RDW

RBC
MCH
MPV
HGB
MCHC
HCT
PLATELETS
No differential included.
Comment:  Cell morphology will be ordered and charged if established criteria/diagnosis are met.
Specimen:  1 purple top (EDTA) tube.
Stability: 36 hours room temp or refrigerated.
Performed:    Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value:  Included with test results.  Complete listing in Special Helps section of Lab Test Index.
Method:  Automated cell counter.
CPT Code: 85027

 

POWERCHART NAME

CBC with DIFFERENTIAL

MERCY TEST NAME

CBC with Diff

MERCY LAB CODE

CBCAD

Includes:  WBC
MCV 
RDW
RBC
MCH 
MPV
HGB 
MCHC
Automated Differential (Includes absolute cell counts)
HCT
PLATELETS
  Manual differential (includes absolute neutrophil count) is done if indicated by test results.
Comment: Cell morphology will be ordered and charged if established criteria/diagnosis are met.
Specimen: Draw 1 purple top (EDTA) tube.
Stability: 36 hours at either room temp or refrigerated.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: Included with test results.  Complete listing in Special Helps section of Lab Test Index.
Method:    Automated cell counter.
CPT Code:

85025

 

POWERCHART NAME

CBC with MANUAL DIFFERENTIAL

MERCY TEST NAME

CBC Diff MANUAL

MERCY LAB CODE

CBCD

Includes:  WBC
MCV 
RDW
RBC
MCH 
MPV
HGB 
MCHC
Manual Differential (Includes absolute neutrophil count)
HCT
PLATELETS
Specimen: Draw 1 purple top (EDTA) tube.
Comment:

To be ordered only when physician orders are CBC with Manual diff.

Cell morphology will be ordered and charged if established criteria/diagnosis are met.

Stability; 36 hours at either room temp or refrigerated.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: Included with test results.  Complete listing in Special Helps section of Lab Test Index.
Method:    Automated cell counter and microscopic exam of Wright stained smear.
CPT Code:

85027 CBC

85007 Manual Differential

  

TEST NAME

CCP Antibodies

See:   CYCLIC CITRULLINATED PEPTIDE ANTIBODY IgG

 

POWERCHART NAME

CD4

MERCY TEST NAME

CD4 ABS, LYMPHOCYTES

MERCY LAB CODE

CD4A

Includes: 

ACD4 - Absolute Cd4
CD4 – CD4 Lymphocytes
NCCD3 – CD3 Lymphocytes

Note:   A UIHC FLOW CYTOMETRY FORM needs to be filled out and sent with specimen.
Specimen: 
  • 1 EDTA (pink top) for CBC. 
  • Specimens will be accepted Monday –Thursday by no later than noon. 
  • UIHC must receive the specimen within 24 hours of the draw time.
  • A CBC must also be run and results need to be sent with specimen. 
  • Specimens with absolute counts of
Processing:   Maintain and send specimens at room temperature.
Performed: Monday – Friday.  Analytic time 2 days.
Reference Value:

CD4: 34 – 62 %
ACD4: 263 – 2045 /mm3
NCCD3: 65 – 85 %

Method:  Flow Cytometry
CPT Code:  86361

 

POWERCHART NAME

CEA

MERCY TEST NAME

CEA*

MERCY LAB CODE

CEA

Specimen: 
  • Preferred in house: 0.5 ml serum from a SST rube.
  • Preferred reference lab: 0.5 ml serum from a SST tube.
  • Also acceptable: serum from a  plain red top tube. 
Stability:  8 hours room temp, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if >48 hours.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.
Reference value: 

0.0-3.0 ng/ml (Non smokers)

0.0-5.0 ng/ml (Smokers)

Method: 

Beckman Coulter Unicel ™ DXI 800.

Two site immunoenzymatic sandwich assay

CPT Code:  82378

 

TEST NAME

CELIAC DISEASE PROFILE

See: TISSUE TRANSLGUTAMINASE ANTIBODIES, IgA and IgG

 

POWERCHART NAME

CELL COUNT BODY FLUID

MERCY TEST NAME

CELL COUNT BF

MERCY LAB CODE

BFCC

Includes: WBC               Differential                    RBC (All fluids except synovial fluids)
Description of color,  clarity, and source
Specimen:
  • 1-2 ml body fluid immediately placed in a purple top tube by nursing personnel after collection.  
  • Invert tube several times. 
  • Tubes are available from the Laboratory. 
Stability:
  • Pleural and peritoneal fluids in purple top tubes are stable up to 48 hours refrigerated.
  • Synovial fluids should be examined within 2 hours of collection.  If synovial fluid examination will be delayed > 2 hours, refrigerate specimen in purple top tube.
Comment:  Indicate specimen source in comment field.
Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Method:  Hemacytometer counting chamber and microscopic exam of Wright stained smear.
CPT Code:  89051

 

POWERCHART NAME

CELL COUNT CSF

MERCY TEST NAME

CELL COUNT CSF

MERCY LAB CODE

CCSF

Includes: RBC                                 WBC                          Differential if indicated
Specimen: 1 ml CSF.  Deliver to the Laboratory within 15 minutes of collection.
Stability: 1 hour room temp
Comment: Specimen must be transported in a screw top container.
Processing: Must be tested within 1 hour of collection.
Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value:

WBC:        1 month through adult: 0-8 /mcl

  WBC DIFFERENTIAL          Neutrophil             Lymphocyte          Monocyte
0 - 11 months:                   0-8%                      5-35%              50-90%
1 year - adult:                    0-6%                     40-80%             15-45%
 
RBC: 0/mcl
Method:

Hemacytometer counting chamber.
Microscopic exam of Wright stained smear if >5 WBC/mcl.

CPT Code:  89051

 

POWERCHART NAME

CELL MORPHOLOGY

MERCY TEST NAME

CELL MORPHOLOGY

MERCY LAB CODE

CM

Comment:
  • Order a CBC/DIFF MANUAL if one has not been done within the previous 24 hours. 
  • Indicate in comment if previous specimen is to be used. 
  • Lab will order and charge for a cell morphology on any patient meeting established Laboratory guidelines.

  • If pathologist review is needed on a body fluid specimen please order Cytology.  Send specimen (and slide if available) for Cytology.  See the Cytology Section for fluid preservation.
Specimen: 

Blood smear prepared from a purple top tube.
Regional Lab Clients - Send a purple top tube, two unstained slides and either:

  • Copy of your CBC results.  Order Diff Manual and a Cell Morphology.  Send completed Cell Morphology Information form.
    OR
  • Order a CBC with Manual Diff and a Cell Morphology. Mercy Lab will do a CBC. 
  • Send completed Cell Morphology Information form.
  • Send any professional billing information forms or admission record forms to Mercy Pathology secretaries. This includes demographics and insurance information.
Stability:
  • 36 hours room temp or refrigerated. 
  • If a manual diff or slide review was already done on the specimen, CM may be added anytime because the slide is already prepared.
Performed:  2 days
Results:  Descriptive report is sent.
Method:  Pathologist evaluation of Wright stained smears.
CPT Code:  85007

 

TEST NAME

CELONTIN

See: Methsuximide*

 

POWERCHART NAME

CENTROMERE ANTIBODY

MERCY TEST NAME

CENTROMERE IgG AB*

MERCY LAB CODE

CENTR

Specimen: 

0.5 ml serum from a plain red top tube (serum gel is also acceptable)

Processing: Send refrigerated to Mayo. Mayo order code CMA
Performed: 1-2 days. Performed Monday - Saturday ; 4 p.m.
Reference value: 

Included in report

Method: 

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

CPT Code:  83520

 

TEST NAME

CEREBROSPINAL FLUID CYTOLOGY

See: Cytology Section Cerebrospinal Fluid

 

POWERCHART NAME

CERULOPLASMIN

MERCY TEST NAME

CERULOPLASMIN*

MERCY LAB CODE

CRLPSM

Specimen:  1 ml serum from a SST tube or a plain red top tube.  Minimum 0.5 ml. 
Performed:  3 days. Test Performed by Mayo Monday through Saturday continuously.
Processing:  Send to Mayo refrigerated.  Mayo order code CERE
Method: immunoturbimetric
CPT code:  82390

 

TEST NAME

CERVICAL SMEAR

See: Cytology Section Pap Smear

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