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Eosinophils, Sputum
0040192
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
EOS SPUTUM
Methodology
Stain/Microscopy
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Sputum. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 0.5 mL sputum or prepared slides. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Transport in a protective container. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Sputum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Unstained Slides: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040192Eosinophils, Sputum29993-3
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Aliases
  • Absolute Eosinophils