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Cytology, Sputum

Cytology, Sputum is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Common Use:
To identify cellular changes associated with neoplasms or organisms that result in respiratory tract infections, such as Pneumocystis jiroveci.

Sputum collected on three to five consecutive first-morning, deep-cough expectorations.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Macroscopic and microscopic examination) Negative for abnormal cells, fungi, ova, and parasites.

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Cytology, Sputum." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425068/all/Cytology__Sputum.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cytology, Sputum. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425068/all/Cytology__Sputum. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Cytology, Sputum. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425068/all/Cytology__Sputum
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Cytology, Sputum [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425068/all/Cytology__Sputum.
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