Mucin Clot Test
- Synovial Fluid, Mucin Clot Test
- Synovial Fluid, Ropes Test
Differential diagnosis of joint disease. Findings are somewhat nonspecific and alone are not diagnostic of a single pathologic entity.
Synovial fluid only
Green-top (heparin) tube (preferred) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Clotted specimen; frozen specimen; improper labeling; gel-barrier tube.