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Test Code JFMUC Joint Fluid Mucin Clot

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Joint fluid

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen should be transported to the laboratory ASAP after collection

Specimen Volume

5 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 Hours

Methodology

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

Days and Times Performed

7 am - 3 pm, 7 Days a week

Turnaround Time

1 Day

CPT Code

83872

LOINC Code

6909-6

EMR Interface Order Code

33885