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Test Code 5092 Eosinophil Count, Urine

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Microscopic Examination

Eosinophils are enumerated from cytospin smear as a percentage of the WBC count.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 4 hours of collection.

 

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: Urine Complete Cup Kit

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Specimen Minimum Volume: 20 mL

Additional Information: See Urine Collection in Special Instructions for collection containers.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Turnaround Time:
STAT: 90 minutes after receipt in laboratory

Routine: results available the day of testing

Reference Values

Normal: 0-5%
Abnormal: >5%

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85999

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Hematology.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Special Instructions

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Eosinophil Count, Urine 12210-1