Herpes Simplex Virus by PCR, to ARUP, Amniotic Fluid - LG6701


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required. HSV 1&2 Qualitative DNA by PCR (HSDNA) is the preferred test for other sources.
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:Amniotic fluid
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature.
Stability:8 hours at room temperatue; 72 hours refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60041


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