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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Tracheal Wash Cytology - TW

Sample Details: 1) Tracheal wash fluid in EDTA; 2) Smears (at least 2-3 unstained smears preferred); 3) Also submit a red-top tube if culture is anticipated.
Cost/Fee: $46.00
Comment: With fluid samples of tracheal wash, please also submit 2-3 freshly prepared smears of the fluid and specify smear type, i.e. direct or sediment, on the smears and on the cytology submission form. It is important to rapidly air-dry any smears. Do not allow coolant to come in contact with specimen; ship overnight. STAT service available for same day results (extra charges apply). For additional information see Cytology Testing

Lab Section: Clinical Pathology

Description: Report includes - Specimen type and site (provided by submitter), Smear type, Smear description, Smear Interpretation

Min Sample Volume: 1 ml

Collection Container: 1) Lavender-top tube; (+/- red-top tube); 2) Frosted-end slides

Coolant: Refrigerate fluids only, DO NOT refrigerate smears

Test Target: General

Test Days: M - F

Test Turnaround (business days): 1-2 days from time of receipt in the lab


See Supplies for diagnostic supplies and shipping materials to meet your specimen needs.
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See Shipping Instructions for packaging and labeling instructions and regulations.