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Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Detection (Synovasure or Alpha Defensin)

Order Name SYNOVA PJI
Test Number: 6905105
Revision Date 09/11/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Detection (Synovasure or Alpha Defensin)
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay  
PJI Source
Prompt 31208-2 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5 mL) Synovial Fluid Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Instructions Collect Synovial fluid in Plain Red No-Gel Clot tube.
Transport 1mL(0.5mL)synovial fluid in the original collection tube. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Stability: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Varies 
Expected TAT 3-5 days   
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2013008
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86140, 84311, 83516
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