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Test ID NBLD0505 Parvovirus B19, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies

Useful For

Diagnosing parvovirus B19 infection

Specimen Type

Varies


Necessary Information


Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Specimen Type: Amniotic fluid

Container/Tube: Amniotic fluid container

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not centrifuge.

2. Label specimen as amniotic fluid.

 

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not centrifuge.

2. Label specimen as spinal fluid.

 

Specimen Type: Synovial fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial or lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as synovial fluid.

 

Alternate:

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Sterile container or lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as bone marrow.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies 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

Reference Values

Negative

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
18745 Parvovirus B19 By Rapid PCR
18746 Source