Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2487

Glucose, Synovial Fluid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Synovial Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Synovial Fluid in Gray Top
  • Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Synovial Fluid in Lavender (EDTA)
  • Synovial Fluid in Pink Top (EDTA)
  • Synovial Fluid in Red Top
  • Synovial Fluid in SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in SST. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Red Top. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Gray Top. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Centrifuge to remove cellular material.
    Bacterial contamination may falsely decrease the glucose result.
    Avoid hemolysis
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Kinetic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82945
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 40-100 mg/dL
Components:
  • 2487 - GLUCOSE, SYN FLD
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