Crystals, Fluid

Last Modified: 8/12/2020 1:22:16 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Synovial Fluid in a Clear Red Top Tube - No Clot Activator
Collection Instructions:

Order must include the site and/or source of collection

Do not centrifuge

Send to the laboratory ASAP

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
48-72 hours Refrigerated recommended, if testing delayed 
Reference Range: No crystals seen
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Microscopic Polarization
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: FCRY
EPIC Test Code: LAB2147
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 89060

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