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Synovial fluid, crystal

Lab Section:  Body Fluids  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB213 
Methodology: Microscopy with polarizer and 1st order compensating filter.
Schedule: Sunday-Saturday
Reported: 30 minutes for STAT orders; 1 hour for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 1.0 mL Body Fluid in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Handling: Body fluid in a Fluid Container, Lavender tube also acceptable..
Stability: < 24 hours
Reference Interval:  Uric acid crystals- None
Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals- None
Tests in this Panel: 
Test NameReference Interval
Uric Acid Crys, UA [LRR16755]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any None
Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals [LRR12443]
Age Limit Sex Normal Range
0 Days - 999 Years Any None
CPT Code(s): 89060
Last Changed: 10/18/2016 11:05:19