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Cytology Reports

Cytology reports can be reviewed in a manner similar to that described for pathology reports. Cytology laboratories may maintain hardcopy reports or computerized lists for the registrar's review. All reports must be reviewed to ensure complete ascertainment of all cytology cases. An example of a hardcopy cytology report is provided below.

Sample Cytology Report

Specimen: Bone marrow aspirate right, iliac crest
Collected:
XX/XX/XXXX
Received:
XX/XX/XXXX
Specimen No:
XX-XXXXX
Clinical
Information:
Breast primary
Microscopic
Diagnosis:
Bone marrow aspirate showing adenocarcinoma consistent with breast primary
Comment:  
Patient: Lname, Fname
DOB: xx/xx/xxxx
Unit #: 21000000