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.
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.
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks

Anatomical source is required (eg, left knee, right shoulder, etc.).

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86140; 84311; 83516

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013009 PJI Detection (Synovasure) 48767-8
3003118 PJI Detection Anatomical Source 31208-2
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Aliases
  • Alpha defensin
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • CRP
  • CRP-SF
  • Hemoglobin-SF
Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Detection (Synovasure)

CD Laboratories, Inc