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

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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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.

Specimen:
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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TY - ELEC T1 - Cytology, Sputum ID - 425068 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425068/all/Cytology__Sputum ER -