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Test Code DenguePCR Dengue Virus (1-4) Subtype by PCR

Clinical System Name

Dengue Virus (1-4) Subtype by PCR

Synonyms

Breakbone Fever

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA, Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Heparinized specimens

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Store specimen in CPA -20 freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Separate plasma or serum from cells. Transfer 1 mL plasma or serum to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

24 h

  Refrigerated 5 d
  Frozen

2 w

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T and F 2 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Department

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number:

(800) 522-2787

Methodology

Method: Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL (Plasma or Serum)

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87798

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Dengue Virus (1-4) Subtype by PCR

Reference Test Number:

2013294 (DENGUEPCR)

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with the ARUP courier.