GLUCOSE, SYNOVIAL FLUID

Specimen Required
Send 1.0 mL synovial fluid (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens received at room temperature

Methodology
Spectrophotometry (SP)

Stability
Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeGLUSF
CPT-4 Code (s)
82945
LOINC Codes
Glucose, Synovial Fluid   2348-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory