West Nile Virus Donor Testing for Hematopoetic Stem Cells (PBSC or Marrow) ONLY


Sunquest Code:WNVNAT  
Order Instructions:Order on donors from BMT Clinic, Donor Center, U312 (Cell Therapy) or U1821 (BMT Research) ONLY. Only order on inpatients after verifying patient is a donor and consent has been signed.
Methodology:Nucleic acid testing
CPT Code:83897
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:Only for autologous and allogeneic donor screening purposes. THIS TEST IS INVESTIGATIONAL AND REQUIRES A SPECIAL CONSENT. For more information contact the Apheresis Donor Center (612-273-2806).


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.5 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:5 mL (2.5 mL minimum) Whole Blood in plasma preparation tube (for Blood Bank testing). Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (American Red Cross, North Central Blood Services (ARC))


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