Test Details

Mnemonic

ZKVPB

Ordering Code

3600071

CPT-4 Code(s)

87662

Specimen Information

Collect

SST

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. Specimen source required.

Alternate Specimen

Red-top

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Urine

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 42 days

Methodology

Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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