Chikungunya virus RNA, qualitative, real-time PCR

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Chikungunya virus RNA, qualitative, real-time PCR-994

  
Chikungunya virus RNA, qualitative, real-time PCR
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-transmitted virus that is usually associated with acute epidemic polyarthralgia and fever.

Detection of Chikungunya virus by this assay is based upon the real-time amplification of viral genomic RNA sequences from total nucleic acid extraction of the specimen.

  
Serum
  
  
0.7 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Spin and transfer to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp) within 45 minutes of specimen collection
  2. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 48 hours

  
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
Focus Diagnostics Inc (45606) via LabCorp (817245): R-NX
  
Daily
  
4 - 6 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)

  

Negative

  
87798
  
Result: 817246 Chikungunya Virus RNA, Ql PCR 60260-7
  
05/31/2019
  
02/02/2021
  
05/19/2020