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Parvovirus B19 PCR, Blood

Tube Type

Test ID LAB6046
EPIC Order
Parvovirus PCR, Blood
CPT Code(s) 87798
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology; 984-974-1820
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 5.0 mL of EDTA, Lavender top tube; See Important Comments
Requires dedicated specimen; cannot be added-on to existing specimen
Availability Routine: Test performed daily, Monday-Friday
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative
Comments Collect blood in 5.0 mL EDTA, lavender top tube
Parvovirus B19 DNA can be detected in blood for >4months and in bone marrow and tissues for >1 year after acute infection.

Reviewed by jcayless on November 27, 2019

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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514