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Updated Test Information:
Cytology fixative, specimen container.
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Unfixed specimens remain stable for 2 hours at room temperature. Specimens fixed in cytology fixative are stable for 24 hours. Refrigerated unfixed specimens which are not transported within 2 hours must be refrigerated and can remain stable for 3 days unless specimen was collected using saline.
|Unacceptable Specimen Conditions||
Unlabeled specimens, Specimens in incorrect fixative (such as formalin) can only be processed as a cell block. Specimens with excess lubricant.
1–3 business days from receipt
Specimen: 7 days
88112 - Monolayer