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

Parvovirus B19 PCR, Other

Specimen Type
Specimen types: See 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, See Comments
Availability Routine: Test performed daily, Monday-Friday
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative

Amniotic fluid: collect in a sterile container

Other specimen types (bone marrow, pericardial fluid, CSF) have not been validated.  Results obtained from these sample types will include a comment stating as such.

Bone Marrow: collect in 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 Christopher Parker on December 09, 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