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Test ID NBLD0449 RF with Reflex, Synovial Fluid

Container Type

Specimen container sterile

Specimen Type/Requirements

Synovial fluid

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: NA
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 21 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Tueday a.m, Friday a.m

Methodology

Latex Agglutination

CPT

86430

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly forwards to Quest San Juan Capistrano

Additional Information

If the RF screen is positive, the RF titer will be performed at an additional charge.

Analytical Time

3 days