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Synovial Fluid Uric Acid
Test Code: SFUA
Synonyms/Keywords
​SF, Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Synovial Fluid​

​Aliquot tube with no preservative

Red Top Tube (RTT)
0.5 mL​ 0.3 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature
​Synovial Fluid ​Refrigerate
Rejection Criteria
Specimens collected in gel separator tubes or specimens pre-treated with hyaluronidase added.
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​Enzymatic (Uricase)​/Siemens Dimension
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​​Enzymatic (Uricase)​/Siemens Dimension
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​Uricase Endpoint Assay​/Beckman AU
Test Information
​Test is for Uric Acid only. If Protein and Glucose are also desired, order Synovial Fluid Chemistries panel (SFCHM) for all three assays.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Uric Acid: 3.3 - 4.7 mg/dL​
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Quantity Description Comments
​84560
Synonyms/Keywords
​SF, Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Synovial Fluid Uric Acid
​Cerner ​Synovial Fluid Uric Acid
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Synovial Fluid​

​Aliquot tube with no preservative

Red Top Tube (RTT)
0.5 mL​ 0.3 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature
​Synovial Fluid ​Refrigerate
Rejection Criteria
Specimens collected in gel separator tubes or specimens pre-treated with hyaluronidase added.
Test Information
​Test is for Uric Acid only. If Protein and Glucose are also desired, order Synovial Fluid Chemistries panel (SFCHM) for all three assays.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Uric Acid: 3.3 - 4.7 mg/dL​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​Enzymatic (Uricase)​/Siemens Dimension
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​​Enzymatic (Uricase)​/Siemens Dimension
Marshfield​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than ​2 hours ​Uricase Endpoint Assay​/Beckman AU
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​84560
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.