Varicella zoster virus (VZV) quantitative PCR, BAL

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Varicella zoster virus (VZV) quantitative PCR, BAL-994

  
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) quantitative PCR, BAL
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
VZV
  
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Collection specimen in a sterile, leak-proof container

  

Transfer 2.0 mL BAL (minimum 0.5mL) to a Sterile screw cap vial/tube - 15mL (LabCorp) and freeze

  

Sterile screw cap vial/tube - 15mL (LabCorp)

  

Frozen (preferred) – 30 days

Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.

Ambient – 96 hours

Refrigerated – NO

  
  • Specimens beyond their acceptable length of time from collection as listed in the specimen handling
  • Specimens received in trap containers
  • Specimen types other than those listed

 

  
Viracor (9509) via LabCorp (009985): R-NX
  
Mo - Sa
  
1 - 2 days from receipt
  

Real-time, quantitative PCR (RT-PCR)

  

Assay range: 221 copies/mL to 1x108 copies/mL

  
87799
  
11/25/2020
  
11/25/2020