Parvovirus B19, Qualitative by PCR : 1002600

Message
For tissue specimens, please provide most recent pathology report.


Test Code
PVMOL or 1002600


Alias/See Also
B19; Erythrovirus B19; Fifth Disease-Parvovirus; Human Parvovirus B19; Parvovirus B19 PCR; Parvovirus PCR; Parvovirus-Fifth Disease


CPT Codes
87798

Instructions
The following specimen types are acceptable:

Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid), Body Fluid, Amniotic Fluid and Tissue.


Transport Container
Submit 1 mL CSF, Body Fluid, or Amniotic Fluid (Min. 0.5 mL) in a sterile plastic screw capped container or tube.

Submit 5 mL of Blood (Min 1 mL) or 2 mL Bone Marrow (Min. 0.5 mL) in a lavender top EDTA tube.

Submit Fresh and Frozen tissue in sterile container. Fresh tissue must be put in RPMI media. Frozen tissue must be in OCT compound. Submit Paraffin embedded tissue in sterile biohazard plastic bag. Submit slides in slide holder.

Note: Do not centrifuge any specimen type.


Transport Temperature
Blood, Bone Marrow, CSF, Body Fluid, Amniotic Fluid, or Fresh Tissue: Refrigerated

Frozen Tissue: Frozen

Paraffin embedded Tissue: Ambient or on ice pack in summer

Slides: Ambient.


Specimen Stability
Blood and Bone Marrow: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

CSF, Body Fluid, Amniotic Fluid: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month

Paraffin embedded tissue: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Fresh tissue: Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 3 months


Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Setup Schedule
Monday & Wednesday & Friday


Report Available
1-4 days


Limitations
Laboratory testing should be interpreted in the context of additional clinical findings. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by med fusion. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational for research. This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
of 1988 (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical laboratory testing.


Reference Range
Not detected or below the limit of detection


Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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