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Parvovirus B19 PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB6934

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Fri

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Blood: 2.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum) blood collected in a gold top tube.
Amniotic Fluid: 1.0 mL fluid submitted in a sterile screw cap tube.

Bone Marrow: 1.0 mL bone marrow in a lavender top tube.

 

Notes: 

Parvovirus B19 can be detected in blood for 6-12 months after primary infection in normal hosts.

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 9:19:56 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 9:19:56 AM