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Test Code JFMUC Joint Fluid Mucin Clot

Collection Container

Lav(EDTA)

Specimen Required

joint fluid

Specimen Volume

5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen should be transported to the laboratory ASAP after collection

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 Hours

Methodology

Evaluation of clot formed on reaction of synovial fluid with acetic acid

Turnaround Time

1 Day

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

7 AM-3 PM, 7 Days a week

CPT Code

83872

LOINC Code

6909-6