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Parvovirus B19 PCR, Other

Specimen Type

Specimen types: See Important Comments

Test ID LAB6045
EPIC Order
Parvovirus PCR, Other
CPT Code(s) 87798
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology; 984-974-1820
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: Amniotic Fluid, Bone Marrow Aspirate, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Fetal tissue; See Important See Comments Below
Availability Routine: Test performed daily, Monday-Friday
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative

Bone Marrow: collect in EDTA lavender top tube
Amniotic fuid and Tissue: collect in a sterile container

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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