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Eosinophils, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? Requests restricted to renal service.
Available Stat? No
Test code UEOS
Test group Eosinophils
Performed by Parnassus Hematology
In House Availability Test available 0800-2200 daily
Collection Instructions After urine sample is collected while it is still warm hand carry sample to Hematology Laboratory (Room M524) immediately. Inform the technologist that the urine sample is for Urine Eosinophils
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Processing notes Route immediately to Hematology after order entry.
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Hansel stain
Stability Eosinophils are very unstable in urine and rapidly degenerate. Samples must be hand carried to the Hematology Laboratory (Room M524) as soon as possible after collection while sample is still warm. Inform the technologist that the sample is for Urine Eosinophils
Turn around times 2 hours
Additional information Not available at Mount Zion.
LOINC code 34557-9
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:48:53 PM
Entry Number 345

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