24200:EOSINOPHIL EXAMINATION, URINE

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24200:EOSINOPHIL EXAMINATION, URINE
Methodology: Microscopic Exam of Stained Urine Sediment
Edit Date: 1/18/2008
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 87205
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Random urine in a leakproof container.
Handling: Refrigerate. Send to the laboratory within 12 hours.
Stability: 12 hours refrigrated. Unstable ambient or frozen.
Standard Volume: 10 mL urine.
Minimum Volume: 6 mL urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Used primarily as a screen for drug-related acute interstitial nephritis.
Rejection Criteria: Frozen specimen; fecal contamination.

None seen.