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Test Code EOSM Eosinophil Smear, qualitative

Additional Codes

Refrigerate sample if transportation is delayed

Specimen Type

Fecal, nasal or sputum smear or 10 mL of urine

Container

SLIDE

UCMC Collection Instructions

To collect a nasam smear, insert a swab 1 inch (2.5 cm) into nose and gently rotate against nasal mucus.

Availability

24/7

Turnaround Time

8 hours

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Romanowski stain and microscopic examination

CPT Code

89190

Test Includes

Qualitative examination for eosinophils

Reference Range

Value depends on source of specimen

Fee Code

53459