Albumin, Synovial Fluid : 17646

Test Code
ALSYAU or 17646

CPT Codes

Freeze specimen and ship on dry ice.

Transport Container
Preferred Specimen
3 mL synovial fluid

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days


Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Synovial albumin approximates 55-70 % of serum albumin g/dL level.

Clinical Significance
Chemical analysis of synovial fluid offers supportive information to routine tests for inflammatory disorders.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.