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Eosinophil nasal smear

Lab Section: 

Urinalysis

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3485

 

Methodology: 

Wright stain

Schedule: 

Sunday-Saturday

Reported: 

12 hrs

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 10.0 mL Nasal Swab in a Sterile Swab.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Smears prepared by swabbing the nasal passage and gently smeared onto glass slide from swab.
Handling: Prepared smears of nasal secretions are submitted to the lab..

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Allergic response

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

None

 

CPT Code(s): 

89190

Last Changed: 

10/13/2016 11:36:36

                                       Last Reviewed: 8/17/2017 10:56 AM