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Mucin Clot Test *

SIM

40315 

CPT

83872 

Synonyms

Synovial Fluid, Mucin Clot; Synovial Fluid, Ropes Test 

Specimen Type

Synovial fluid ONLY 

Container

Green-top (sodium heparin) tube  (preferred)  or lavender-top (EDTA)tube

Collection Instructions

Physician collection

Volume

Volume:  1 ml 
Min. volume: 1 ml. 

Additional Information

Call lab for any questions.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Do not centrifuge ; do not transfer to aliquot tube ,leave in original tube.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated :2 days     Room Temperature or Frozen : Unstable

Rejection Criteria

Clotted specimen, frozen specimen, any other source than synovial fluid.  Room temp and frozen unacceptable

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Mucin clot 

Methodology

Precipitation 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006841 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

*  Denotes  Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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