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S48548: Synovial Fluid Analysis [6398] Print View
Site      
Color   Straw/Yellow   
Appearance   Clear/Hazy   
Total Nucleated Cell Count   < 150  cells/uL 
Neutrophils   < 25  % 
Lymphocytes   < 75  % 
Monocyte/Macrophage   < 70  % 
Eosinophils   < 3  % 
Synoviocytes   < 16  % 
Crystals   None Seen/HPF   
Mucin Clot   Good   
Comment      

PRIMARY
1 Fluid Synovial EDTA 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Fluid Synovial HEP   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Collect synovial fluid in a lavender or green top.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
89050,89051,89060,83872

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
**This test is not available for Florida, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island patient testing.** Samples received greater than 48hrs. may be performed with a disclaimer. METHODOLOGY: Microscopic exam/ropes test.






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