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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 




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


Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly



Analytic Time

1 day

Interface Build Information

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