Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

3715

Cell Count & Differential, Synovial Fluid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Synovial Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Synovial Fluid in Lavender (EDTA)
  • Synovial Fluid in Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid in Lavender (EDTA). 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 Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Sample will be rejected if needle is sent with sample.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 85041
  • 85048
  • 89051
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 3720 - WBC
  • 3725 - RBC
  • 3731 - PMN'S
  • 3732 - MONONUCLEAR
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