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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

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Joint fluids / synovial fluids

Specimen / container requirements

Collect sample into clearly labelled sterile universal container.

For suspected malignancy send the sample to Cytology.

For crystal analysis, send to the NOC Histopathology Laboratory.