Virus Isolation

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: VIRUS VIR1

Specimen Type: See specific virus culture

Tube Type: Specimen container

Collection Volume: See specific virus culture

Cause for rejection: More advanced methods with better report times are available if a specific virus isolation is requested.

Storage: See specific virus culture

Availability: Daily (0800-1700)

Methodology: Conventional tube culture on standard cell lines for the recognition of cytopathic effect (CPE) associated with specific viruses. Confirmed by IFA.

Special Instructions: Please order specific individual virus culture. Call Virology lab if Measles, Mumps or Rubella is suspected.

Any requests for a generic Virus Isolation" must be written on a manual requisition and will be followed up with a call from the Virology lab."

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576


Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 87252

Synonyms: -

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