Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

3703

Crystals, Synovial Fluid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Synovial Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Synovial Fluid in Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin). 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 Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Samples will be rejected if needle is sent with sample.
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 12 Hour(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 89060
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : none seen
Components:
  • 3703 - CRYSTALS, SYN FLD
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