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Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Detection (Synovasure)
2013008
Ordering Recommendation

Intended for use in suspected periprosthetic joint infection.

Mnemonic
SYNOVA PJI
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days 
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Synovial fluid in plain red. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 mL synovial fluid in the original collection tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86140; 84311; 83516
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013009PJI Detection (Synovasure)
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Aliases
  • Alpha defensin
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • CRP
  • CRP-SF
  • Hemoglobin-SF

Performed at Citrano Medical Laboratories