Test Details

Mnemonic

GLUSF

Ordering Code

3434342

CPT-4 Code(s)

82945

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred.

Collect

Synovial fluid

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL synovial fluid frozen in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Specimens received at room temperature

Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Spectrophotometry (SP)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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