Less than 5ml of urine, specimen past stability, expired media
Transport Container / Specimen
Urine Cytology/ UroVysion FISH Collection Kit OR ThinPrep UroCyte; voided urine
Turn Around Time
2 - 4 days
Collect 60ml voided urine in the 120ml urine collection cup.
If urine exceeds 60ml, pour off the excess.
Pour the entire contents of the PreservCyt solution (30ml) into the collection cup containing urine. Ratio should be 2:1, urine to PreservCyt solution. If urine volume is less than 60mls, adjust volume of PreservCyt added accordingly.
Tightly secure the cap on the specimen collection cup, label with two patient identifiers.