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Parvovirus B19, DNA PCR

CPT: 87798
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Synonyms

  • B19
  • Parvo

Expected Turnaround Time

4 - 5 days


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Whole blood


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Storage Instructions

Refrigerate


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

Unstable


Causes for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross specimen contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube; frozen specimen


Test Details


Use

This test is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of infections caused by parvovirus B19.


Methodology

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
138644 Parvovirus B19 PCR 9571-1 139129 Parvovirus B19 PCR 9571-1

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