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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

* Keyword may be a test name or code; common test or pathogen abbreviation; disease or pathogen name; or syndrome such as diarrhea, neurologic, respiratory, reproduction, abortion, export, or regulatory.





Synovial Fluid Cytology - JF


Sample Details: 1) Joint fluid in EDTA AND 2) Smears (at least 2-3 unstained smears preferred); 3) Also submit a red-top tube if culture is anticipated.
Cost/Fee: $55.00
Comment: If only slides (and no fluid) are submitted, request a cytology smear exam on the cytology submission form and specify the joint sampled as the source. For joint fluid in EDTA, please also submit 2-3 freshly prepared smears from the fluid. Also specify smear type, i.e. direct or sediment, on the smears and on the cytology submission form. It is important to rapidly air-dry any smears. Do not allow coolant to come in contact with specimen; ship overnight. STAT service available for same day results (extra charges apply). For test interpretation, refer to eclinpath.com
For additional information see Cytology Testing

Lab Section: Clinical Pathology

Description: Report includes - Specimen type and site (provided by submitter), Volume, Color, Turbidity, Total Protein, Nucleated cell count, RBC count, Viscosity, Smear type, Smear description, Smear Interpretation

Min Sample Volume: 0.5 ml

Collection Container: 1) Lavender-top tube; (+/- red-top tube); 2) Frosted-end slides

Coolant: Refrigerate purple top tube. Ship overnight in insulated container with freezer packs. Keep slides at room temperature; protect from chilling/coolant by insulating separately during shipment.

Test Target: General

Test Days: M - F

Test Turnaround (business days): 1-2 days from time of receipt in the lab

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See Supplies for diagnostic supplies and shipping materials to meet your specimen needs.
See QMPS Supplies Order Form for additional Quality Milk supplies and materials.
See Shipping Instructions for packaging and labeling instructions and regulations.

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