SYNOVIAL FLUID CYTOLOGY

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Synovial Fluid, in sterile collection container

Handling

Testing for crystal analysis or other clinical testing will be aliquoted first if ordered. Fresh and unfixed sample is optimal. If delay in unavoidable the specimen should be refrigerated.

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Method

Pap Stain/Microscopy

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:30 AM