Parechovirus by PCR

Abbrev Code:PARPCR   
Order Code:LAB8278Order Name:Parechovirus by PCR
Methodology:Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
CPT Codes: 87798 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; testing performed Mon, Wed, Fri; results reported within 2-6 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.

ARUP Laboratory Developed Test (LDT): For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or CSF
Optimal Volume:3 mL blood or 1 mL CSF
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL blood or 0.5 mL CSF
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Sterile tube, Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum, of plasma, serum, or CSF to a sterile container. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:8 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2005731

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