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Test ID LBOR0023 Parvovirus B19 Quantitative PCR

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-A or ACD-B) tube -  Plasma or Whole Blood

Sterile container - Amniotic Fluid


Indicate source on specimen and requisition.

Do not freeze whole blood: Refrigerate.  All other sample types: Freeze.


Reject Criteria:

Hemolyzed Whole Blood

Heparin Whole Blood or Plasma



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


Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday


Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly



Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume   1.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.3 mL 


Report Available

1 day

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
8879 Parvovirus Source
8880 Parvovirus B19 DNA PCR Quant  
26912 Parvovirus B19 DNA Quant Log Copies/mL