Mucin Clot Test

Test ID: 


CPT code:



  • Synovial Fluid, Mucin Clot Test
  • Synovial Fluid, Ropes Test

Clinical Use:

Differential diagnosis of joint disease. Findings are somewhat nonspecific and alone are not diagnostic of a single pathologic entity.

Specimen Type:

Synovial fluid only

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Container Type: 

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

Storage Instructions:


Rejection Criteria

Clotted specimen; frozen specimen; improper labeling; gel-barrier tube.

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