Test Overview

Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Diagnosis of Whipple's disease, especially for identifying inconclusive or suspicious cases.

Reference Range*

Negative

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Tuesday

Analytic Time

2 - 7 days

Soft Order Code

LCTW

MiChart Code

Tropheryma Whipplei PCR (Sendout)

Synonyms

Synonyms

Whipple's Disease
LCTW

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo WHIPB (87974)

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Specimen Requirements

Container

Lavender Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL EDTA whole blood

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL EDTA whole blood

Additional Information

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

87798

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