Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

MiChart Code
Parvovirus B19 DNA by PCR, Qualitative
Soft Order Code
PPARV

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Synonyms

PPARV
Parvovirus B19 by Rapid PCR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Diagnosis of Parvovirus B19 infection.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

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).

Collection Offsite

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
87798
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.