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Test Code JFCRY Joint Fluid Crystals

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Joint fluid

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen should be transported to the laboratory ASAP after collection

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

72 Hours

Methodology

Examination of fluid under bright light and polarized light

Days and Times Performed

7 am - 3 pm, 7 Days a week

Turnaround Time

1 Day

Reference Ranges

None seen

CPT Code

89060

LOINC Code

38458-6

EMR Interface Order Code

33895