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Test ID BLOD1422 Parvovirus B19, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma

Useful For

Diagnosing parvovirus B19 infection in plasma specimens

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and submit plasma in aliquot tube.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; Varies

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

87798

Reporting Name

Parvovirus B19 PCR, P

Reference Values

Not applicable

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
18747 Parvovirus B19 By Rapid PCR
18748 Source