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Published on January 31, 2018

Eosinophil Count Urine 

SIM

20200 

CPT

87205 

Synonyms

Urine Eos 

Specimen Type

Specimen of choice - Freshly void, first morning or random urine.  Catheterized Urine.   Clean Catch Urine.  

Container

Sterile Urine collection container

Collection Instructions

Clean Catch Instructions:
1.  Clean external genitalia. 
2.  Begin voiding.  Let first portion of urine go into toilet. 
3.  Without interruption of urination process, collect the mid portion and allow the rest to pass into toilet.  

Volume

5 ml preferred
Min:  3 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerate Urine

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 8 hours 

Rejection Criteria

Insufficient volume
Fecal contamination

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Urine Eosinophil Count 

Methodology

Modified Wright-Giemsa stain.   

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-31-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 31, 2018

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