Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 26, 2022 @ 9:13 am

3735

Protein, Synovial Fluid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Synovial Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • Synovial Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • 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.
Special Handling:
  • Centrifuge specimen to remove cellular material
    Avoid blood contamination
    pH acceptable 2 - 10
Rejection Criteria:
  • ph of 1 or >10
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Kinetic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84157
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 1.0-3.0 g/dl

This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Components:
  • 3735 - PROTEIN, SYN FLD
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