Universal PCR for Bacteria by 16S Ribosomal Next Generation Sequencing

Abbrev Code:NGS16S   
Order Code:LAB6519Order Name:Bacterial DNA 16S Ribosomal Non Blood
Synonyms:16S rRNA
Methodology:DNA extraction, nucleic acid purification, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), next generation sequencing
CPT Codes: 87801 x1
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 5-10 days
Special Instructions:Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory Medical Director approval is required.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fresh or paraffin embedded tissue; sterile body fluid (BAL or CSF)
Optimal Volume:Tissue 1 cc (preferred); 1 mL fluid
Container:Container, Tissue, sterile
Alternate Containers: Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Sputum, swabs, tissue free-floating in formalin; bloody samples or samples containing citrate or heparin, or SPS.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store fresh tissue or body fluid frozen; paraffin embedded tissue at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship fresh tissue or sterile tissue frozen; paraffin embedded tissue at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Washington Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:NGS16S

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