urine cytology

urine cytology

Microscopic examination of a urinary specimen for cancer cells.
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Traditional urine testing may consist of a macroscopic examination, chemistry (dipstick or manual), microscopic examination, urine cytology (in certain situations), and urine culture.
Acquisition, delivery, installation, commissioning, initial qualification and maintenance of a urine cytology machine as well as the provision of the necessary computer connections, consumables and associated reagents.
Urine cytology, TB, and fungal cultures were sent and were all negative.
The study compared results of urine cytology and the test for urinary s-Fas level in healthy controls and 117 patients with transitional cell carcinoma (TCC), the most common form of bladder cancer among diabetics.
Urine cytology demonstrated red blood cells but was negative for malignancy.
Some experts also recommend urine cytology (an analysis of cells in the urine) and, potentially, urine testing for molecular tumor markers.
The company offers variety of tests such as hematuria assessment, molecular grading, recurrence monitoring, urine cytology, urovysion, prostate biopsy complete evaluation, prostate biopsies, histology / anatomic pathology and PCA3.
The USPSTF issued an I statement for bladder cancer screening because there is little evidence regarding the diagnostic accuracy of available tests (urinalysis for microscopic hematuria, urine cytology, or tests for urine biomarkers) in detecting bladder cancer in asymptomatic patients.
The sensitivity of urine cytology for diagnosis of tumor of the bladder was approximately 73.
Other possible diagnostic studies include a urethral swab, the NIH Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI), urine cytology in smokers or those with hematuria, and pelvic imaging, although this has a low yield.