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VZV PCR

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
VZVPC DNA2
Specimen Type:
Plasma, Serum, CSF, Amniotic Fluid, BAL, Bronch Wash, NPH-flocked swab, Nasal Wash, Trach aspirate, lesion, stool
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube, Purple top ( EDTA) tube, CSF, Amniotic fluid, BAL, swab of lesion, stool
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon-Fri
Methodology:
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Special Instructions:
Specimen received by 11:00 will be processed the same day.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8722
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Negative: No VZV detected.
CPT Code:
87798
Synonyms:
Varicella zoster virus PCR