Joint serology screen




  • This screen comprises the following tests:
  • If other causes of arthritis or arthralgia are suspected please request additional tests specifically and include relevant clinical details

Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not normally required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Date of onset


Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

7 - 10 days

Page last reviewed: 14/11/2013