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Test Code HSVQLT Herpes Group by PCR Qual, Tissue

Clinical System Name

Herpes Group by PCR Qual, Tissue

Synonyms

Herpes Group by PCR Qual, Tissue
Herpes Simplex Virus by PCR, Tissue
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Bone marrow, Tissues

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA for Bone Marrow or Sterile Screw-Capped Container for Tissue

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  None specified

 

Note: Acceptable specimens include bone marrow or tissues. Collect bone marrow in Lavender/EDTA, other specimens in sterile container. No Heparin in aspirate syringe. For current test information, contact UW Molecular Lab at (206) 685-6656. Okay to send tissue in sterile saline.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: No Heparin in aspirate syringe.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: Bone Marrow: RT, Tissue: - 20 C

Storage location

Bone Marrow:

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Room Temp Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to Virology. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

Tissue:

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Freezer Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to Virology. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder.

 

Off-site collection: Biopsy:  send Frozen at -20°C
Bone Marrow or Paraffin tissue:  send at room temperature

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Bone Marrow Room temp

48 h

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed T & F 1 - 3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept. of Laboratory Medicine

UW Molecular Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

None specified

 

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87522

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: HSV Qualitative by PCR, Tissue /Cells
Reference Test Number:

HSVQLT

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220 (Bone marrow room temp, tissue on dry ice).