Crystal Analysis, Synovial Fluid

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: F/CRYS ANL
POE DESCRIPTION: CRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL FL; FL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS SYNOVIAL; SYNOVIAL CRYSTAL ANALYSIS
CPT CODE: 89060
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 0800-2300
TURNAROUND TIME: 8 hours
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Synovial fluid
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS:

Specimen must be transported promptly to the laboratory.  Refrigerate if transport is delayed.

REFERENCE RANGE: Negative for crystals
LAST UPDATED:

4-13-2012

TEST SYNONYM(S):Pseudogout Crystals; Synovial Fluid Crystals; Uric Acid Crystals; Gout Crystals