TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FUROC    
UroVysion for Detection of Bladder Cancer, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Necessary Information

1. Specimen source is required on request form (ie voided, catheterized, bladder washing).

2. Provide fixative, source, reason for referral (Evaluate for urothelial carcinoma or Hematuria.) and status of diagnosis (known previous diagnosis or suspected/unknown).

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Urine

Sources: Voided urine, catheterized urine, bladder washings, stoma collections, ureteral brushings or washings, and renal pelvic brushings or washings

Supplies: FISH for Urothelial Carcinoma Urine Collection Kit (T509)

Container/Tube:

Preferred: FISH for Urothelial Carcinoma in Urocyte Urine Collection Kit (T509)

Acceptable: 70% ethanol, PreservCyt, CytoLyt

Specimen Volume: 30 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Follow instructions included with Urocyte Urine Collection Kit.

2. If kit is not used, submit a random urine specimen with an equal volume of 70% ethanol, PreservCyt, or CytoLyt.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

1. Pathology/Cytology Information (T707) in Special Instructions

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request (T729) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

30 mL is recommended, however, will not reject if <30 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

No specimen should be rejected.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesRefrigerated (preferred)
 Ambient