8260 Parvovirus B19 DNA UltraQuant®

Components
NAME METHOD REFERENCE RANGE UNITS
Specimen Source      
Parvovirus B19 UltraQuant PCR  < 80.0  copies/mL 


Specimen Requirements
TYPE VOLUME TEMPERATURE INSTRUCTIONS
PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (1) mL   Ambient - 7 Day(s), Refrigerated - 14 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s) A frozen specimen is preferred. 
ALTERNATE
  Amniotic Fluid   Ambient - 4 Day(s), Refrigerated - 7 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 2 (1) mL   Ambient - 48 Hour(s) Heparinized whole blood is not acceptable. 
  Urine   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Whole Blood EDTA 2 (1) mL   Ambient - 48 Hour(s)  
  Bone Marrow ACD   Ambient - 48 Hour(s) Specify specimen source on container and test requisition form. 
  Bone Marrow EDTA   Ambient - 48 Hour(s) Specify specimen source on container and test requisition form. 
  CSF 2 (1) mL   Ambient - 48 Hour(s), Refrigerated - 14 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Fluid   Ambient - 48 Hour(s), Refrigerated - 14 Day(s), Frozen - 2 Month(s)  


Clinical utility
Quantitates Parvovirus B19 DNA down to 80 copies/mL, to monitor viremia in immunocompromised patients, to test the efficacy of immunoglobulin therapy, and to evaluate viral clearance.


Collection Instruction
Do not refrigerate or freeze whole blood or bone marrow.
Ship urine, CSF or body fluids on cold pack or dry ice.
Please specify source on container and on requisition form. Ship
within 24 hrs of collection by overnight courier. If submitting
tissue, please order test code #8266 Parvovirus B19 DNA DetectR.


Reported: 3 days

CPT Code: 87799