The aim of this program is to assess the detection of key disease related crystals found in synovial fluid.
The Educational Component includes videos of microscopic examination of synovial fluid and is complementary with the program.
Frequency (No of surveys/year)2
Cases/samples per survey3
Sample TypeSynovial fluid
Measurand/TestMonosodium urate monohydrate (Urate), calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) or other crystals
Storage and HandlingUpon receipt, store samples at room temperature. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.
The Education Component is not covered under the scope of accreditation by NATA.
Product details last updated on May 24, 2023