Test Overview
Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Diagnosis of Parvovirus B19 infection.

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

Soft Order Code
PPARV
MiChart Code
Parvovirus B19 DNA by PCR, Qualitative
Synonyms
  • PPARV
  • Parvovirus B19 by Rapid PCR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo PARVP (86337)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a screw-capped plastic vial and refrigerate. The following specimen types are also acceptable: CSF, Amniotic Fluid, Synovial Fluid (send refrigerated in a screw-capped vial).

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL EDTA plasma or fluid
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL EDTA plasma or fluid
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
87798
Fee Code
22031
NY State Approved
No