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SYNOVIAL FLUID EXAM (SYN)

Department: Urinalysis / Body Fluids
Test Synonym(s): SYN, Cell count, Specific Gravity, Crystals
Test Components: Cell count, specific gravity, crystals
CPT Codes: 89050
Methodology: Manual exam
Reference Range: Not established
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Synovial fluid
Pediatric Requirements: 2 mL
Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Stability: Deliver to the lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection: Clotted, QNS
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: Stat: 2 hours
Special Instructions: MD to collect - deliver to the lab immediately. Indicate source.

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