Patient Information for the Urine Cytology Test

URINE CYTOLOGY COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

This test involves the examination of 3 urine specimens obtained on 3 consecutive days (Monday-Friday).

  1. Please write your
    • Full name
    • Date of birth
    • Date and time of collection
    • Number of the specimen (i.e. 1st, 2nd, or 3rd) on the jars provided
  2. The first early morning specimen is not suitable.
  3. Continue with normal diet and fluids after passing first urine of the day, then collect the next urine specimen into the jar provided and firmly secure the lid.
  4. Each specimen must be delivered to your local collection centre on the same day of collection. If unable to deliver within 2 hours refrigerate the specimen. (Specimen must still be delivered on the same day of collection.)
  5. Repeat the above steps on day 2 and 3.

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