Fine Needle Aspiration

Test Code

Specimen Type


Specimens obtained by fine needle aspiration from lesions of body sites; slides made in 95% ethyl alcohol, aspirate material in cytology fixative (95% alcohol) or RPMI media

Collection requirement

1 mL aspirated material

Transport temperature

Room temperature


Specimen stability


28 days

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X-Cell Laboratories of Western New York

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