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Synovial fluid sample collection

Please see the specimen acceptance policy

Paediatric Lithium Heparin bottle and Synovial request forms are provided by the laboratory for sample collection upon request.

Please contact us on telephone numbers 0161 276 5115/5116/6727 for Lithium Heprain bottles and/or request forms.

For full analysis, at least 300 μl of Synovial fluid is required

Step 1: Collect sample from site and expel all into Paediatric Lithium Heparin bottle.

Synovial 1

Step 2: Mix thoroughly by gentle inversions.

Step 3: Label container according to specimen acceptance policy

Synovial fluid sample

 

(Last updated June 2nd 2016)