Crystal Exam, Synovial Fluid
PATH REV C
Joint Fluid Crystal Exam
Synovial Fluid Crystal Exam
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Direct polarized microscopy
Aid in differential diagnosis of gout or pseudogout.
Crystal exam negative (no crystals seen).
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen using aseptic technique. For optimal results, specimen should reach laboratory within 1 hr. of collection. If specimen must be stored, refrigeration is recommended. Specimen must be received within 8 hours of collection.
Collect specimen using aseptic technique. For optimal results, specimen should reach laboratory within 1 hr. of collection.If specimen must be stored, refrigeration is recommended. Specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.