Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Eosinophils,Urine

Test Name: Eosinophils,Urine
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Random urine
Collection Information: Collect random urine sample in a sterile container.

Specimen stability limit is 2 hours.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800 - 1600 h
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Urine eosinophils can be detected in 80% of the cases of drug-induced tubulointerstitial nephritis. Eosinophils demonstrated in urine sediment contribute to the diagnosis of a tubulointerstitial disorder.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Urine sediment preparation stained with Wright's-Giemsa Stain and 10 high power fields are scanned for the presence of eosinophils.
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
EOS
 
Referred To:  

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