Cell Ct, Synovial w/o Crystals

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Clinical Use:

Evaluate body fluid for the presence of RBCs and WBCs and for physical appearance

Specimen Type:

Synovial fluid only

Requested Volume: 

1 mL (green or lavender)

Container Type: 

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

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate. Transport to the laboratory as soon as possible.

Stability Requirements:

Temperature                  Period
Room temperature       Unstable
Refrigerated 2 days     (48 hours)
Frozen                          Unstable
Freeze/thaw cycles      Unstable

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; improper labeling; frozen specimen; specimen more than 48 hours old; gel-barrier tube

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