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Test Code MYCVP Myocarditis Viral Panel

Clinical System Name

Myocarditis Viral Panel

Synonyms

None specified

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Myocardial Biopsy

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container or Universal Transport Media

Preferred Vol: TWO pea size myocardial samples

Minimum Vol: N/A

 

Note: Submit TWO pea size myocardial samples in sterile container or viral transport media (One for Enterovirus and one for ADV, B19, CMV, EBV and HSV). Promptly send myocardial samples in sterile container or UTM to the main lab.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  

Spin:N

Aliquot: N

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Freeze samples and send frozen. Do not freeze/thaw.

Notify Histology immediately after specimen arrives in Lab. Contact the on-call pathologist for instructions if Histology is unavailable.

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

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier on dry ice to UW NW220. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder.

 

Off-site collection: Freeze samples and send frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed T & Fr 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

Panel includes ADVQLT, B19QLT, CMVQLT, EBVQLT, EPVPCR, HSV12qL, interpretive report provided.
 

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87799

87798 x4

87529

87498

87496

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Myocarditis Viral Panel
Reference Test Number:

MYCVP

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier on dry ice to UW NW220.