SYNOVIAL (JOINT) FLUIDS FOR CYTOLOGY (TUMOR CELLS) - (Fl)
Test Code: NGCY
Include all pertinent clinical information.
Transport specimen to lab immediately.
Refrigerate specimen if there is any delay.
If there are any questions, please contact your referral Cytology lab.
Volume: 50-100mL synovial fluid
Submit Specimen: FRESH
A descriptive report will be issued.
0800 - 1630 HSC; 0800 - 1600 SBH; 0800-1615 WL
All specimens must be properly labeled with appropriate patient identification. All specimens must be accompanied by a fully completed Non-Gynecological Cytology requisition. Pertinent information including patient demographics, clinical history, physician’s name, and specimen type is required as per DSM Specimen Acceptance Policy 10-50-03. See also Cytology specific requirements within policy.