Zika Virus Serum


Sunquest Code:ZIKA  
Epic Code:LAB8234Epic Name:Virus PCR
Synonyms:Zika Disease
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-14 days
Special Instructions:Due to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health is currently sending testing to the Centers for Disease Control.

Physicians should continue to contact the MDH to see if their patients qualify for testing. Call MDH 651-201-5414 and ask for Vector Borne Epidemiology to assess if testing is appropriate.
Compliance:

The Zika Virus by PCR test is for in vitro diagnostic use under the FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). This test has not been FDA cleared or approved. In compliance with this authorization, please visit https:\\aruplab.com.zika for more information and to access the applicable information sheets.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Urine


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store frozen. Indicate specimen source on aliquot container.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:5 days at refrigerated temperature; 6 weeks frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2014065


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