Submit specimen in a sterile container within one hour of collection. Indicate in the CPOE request if urine collected is "voided" or "catheterised". If more than one site is sampled, the source of the specimen must be indicated in the CPOE order and on each specimen container - see Non-Gynaecological smear, fluid and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) – General Instruction for details.
If a test for eosinophils is required, indicate clearly in the CPOE request.
A cytology non-gynaecological request that is completed and properly filled up - see the CPOE request for details.
90% of cases reported within 2 working days and 100% of cases reported within 5 working days