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Test ID LBOR0023 Parvovirus B19 PCR Quantitative

Specimen Type/Requirements

Gold top (Serum w/ gel) tube - Serum

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum

Lavender top (EDTA) tube - plasma or whole blood

Yellow top (ACD-B) tube -  plasma or whole blood

Sterile container - Amniotic fluid or Bone marrow

 

Indicate source on specimen and requisition.

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   1.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.3 mL 

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   48 hours    
Refrigerated   7 days   Preferred for transport  of amniotic fluid, whole blood or bone marrow 
Frozen   30 days Preferred for transport of plasma or serum

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

CPT

87799

Analytic Time

1 day

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
8879 Parvovirus Source
8880 Parvovirus B19 DNA PCR Quant