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S50989: Glucose, Synovial Fluid [4410x] Print View
Glucose, Synovial Fluid     mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Fluid Synovial 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Glucose measurement in body fluid may be useful, with other laboratory tests, to evaluate effusions. Decreased concentrations are associated with bacterial infections, inflammation, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and occasionally malignancy.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82945

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
Freeze immediately after collection. Overnight fasting is preferred.
METHODOLOGY: Spectrophotometer.






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