Eosinophils
Label Mnemonic: EOSNO
Epic Lab Code: LAB1034
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hematology
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Other Fluids
Specimen Instructions:
For optimum cell recovery, specimen must be transported immediately after collection.
Collection Medium:
Miscellaneous container; contact laboratory
Minimum:
Nasal swab or sputum - specimen applied to slide X2
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
0800-1630 Monday through Friday. For additional services, contact Clinical Pathology Resident on-call at pager #3404.
Turn Around Time:
24 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Comments:
Slide must be prepared.
Methodology:
Wright Stain
CPT Code:
89190
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery