Eosinophils in Urine Sediment
Urine, Eosinophils, Antrim #20118, EPIC: LAB5163, SOFT: UREOS
Antrim #20118, EPIC: LAB5163, SOFT: UREOS
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: 50 mL random urine in a screw-capped container (preferred) or other sterile collection cup. (Minimum: 10 mL)
Specimens should be delivered to the Laboratory within one hour of collection to prevent leukocyte lysis.
Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation
Arrange for transportation to the Laboratory prior to specimen collection. Maintain specimens refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: 50 mL urine, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 10 mL)
- Specimens exceeding recommended time limits (one hour at room temperature, three hours refrigerated).
Inpatient Specimen Preparation
Transport specimen to the Laboratory immediately after collection for processing.
Specimen Stability for Testing:
Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 1 hour
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 3 hours
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): Unacceptable
Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 7 days
Farmington Hills Hematology Laboratory
Grosse Pointe Hematology Laboratory
Royal Oak Hematology Laboratory
Troy Hematology Laboratory
Sunday – Saturday, 24 hours a day.
Results available within 8 hours.
Wright-Giemsa Stain, Manual Microsopy.
Increased numbers of eosinophils may be found in urine from patients with tubulointerstitial disease associated with hypersensitivity to drugs such as penicillin and its analogues.
Hematology/Coagulation Laboratory – FH
Hematology/Urinalysis Laboratory – GP
Hematology Laboratory – RO
Hematology/Coagulation Laboratory – TR
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