SFC - Overview: Crystal Identification, Synovial Fluid

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Test ID: SFC    
Crystal Identification, Synovial Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Providing a definitive diagnosis for joint disease

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Compensated Polarized Light Microscopy
Includes cytospin prep.

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Crystal ID, Synovial Fl

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals
Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate (CPPD)
Cholesterol Crystals
CPPD (Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate)
Crystal Identification, Synovial Fluid
Gout (Urates)
Monosodium Urates (MSU)
Pseudogout (Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals)
Pseudogout Crystals
Pyrophosphate Crystals
Synovial Fluid, Crystal Identification
Urate Crystals
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