Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians


Tube Type -


Test ID   LAB519
CPT Code(s)   82308
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top on ice; see comments
  Micro: 2.25 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Specimen must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge within 1 hour of collection.

For 12 hours before specimen collection, patients should not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7)

Reviewed by jlcarr on December 03, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514