VZV BY PCR

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VZV BY PCR

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Order Code ID

2570

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Swab

Container Type

Viral/Universal Transport Media (VTM/UTM) or equivalent

CPT Code

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

4 - 6 Days

Minimum Volume

LOINC

11483-5

LOINC Description

Varicella zoster virus DNA

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 1 Month. Rejection Criteria: Aptima/ThinPrep/SurePath/ESwab specimens.Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Tissue. Calcium alginate swabs. Swabs with wooden shafts. Swab in gel-containing transport media.

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Order Code ID

2570

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Swab

Container Type

Viral/Universal Transport Media (VTM/UTM) or equivalent

CPT Code

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

4 - 6 Days

Minimum Volume

LOINC

11483-5

LOINC Description

Varicella zoster virus DNA

Handling/Draw Instructions

Ambient: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 1 Month. Rejection Criteria: Aptima/ThinPrep/SurePath/ESwab specimens.Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Tissue. Calcium alginate swabs. Swabs with wooden shafts. Swab in gel-containing transport media.