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Test Code LAB3301 Parvovirus B19, Molecular Detection, PCR

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: PARVO

Reporting Name

Parvovirus B19 PCR

Useful For

Diagnosing parvovirus B19 infection

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Specimen source is required.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Specimen Type: Amniotic fluid

Container/Tube: Amniotic fluid container

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not centrifuge.

2. Label specimen as amniotic fluid.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days/Frozen 7 days

 

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not centrifuge.

2. Label specimen as spinal fluid.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days/Frozen 7 days

 

Specimen Type: Synovial fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial or lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as synovial fluid.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days/Frozen 7 days

 

Alternate:

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Sterile container or lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as bone marrow.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated 7 days


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; Varies

CPT Code Information

87798

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PARVO Parvovirus B19 PCR 9571-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83151 Parvovirus B19 By Rapid PCR 9571-1
SRC73 Source 31208-2

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.