Chikungunya by PCR


Sunquest Code:CHKPCR  
Epic Code:LAB6658Epic Name:Chikungunya by PCR
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-5 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Red or gold (gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:Stability: 24 hours at room temperature; 5 days refrigerated; 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2013085


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