Fluid Profile, Synovial

Last Modified: 6/14/2019 12:44:53 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: Please contact PHL Client Reponse at 266-1500 (Option 2) to request a Stat courier pick up
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Fluid in a Clear Red Top Tube - No Clot Activator
3.0 mL Fluid in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA
Collection Instructions:
Order must include the site and/or source of collection 

Do not centrifuge specimen

If Fluid culture is also being ordered please submit in Clear Red Top Tube only and specify order of importance
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Fluid
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 24 hours Refrigerated
Reference Range: Cell Count: Reference Range Not Established
Crystals: No Crystals Seen
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: If WBC is = or > 5 cells/cumm, a fluid differential will be reflexed and charged
Methodology: Instrument Count / Microscopic Exam
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: FLSYN
EPIC Test Code: LAB3045
Included Tests: Cell Count: Crystals, Fluid; 
CPT Coding: 89050 (Reflex 89051); 89060

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