Analytic Time

3-4 weeks

MiChart Code
Zika Virus (Sendout)
Soft Order Code

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Test Overview

Test Methodology
Test Usage
Reference Range

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Testing must be approved by the health department prior to ordering. Providers should contact the Bureau of Epidemiology and Population Health at 517-335-8165 to request Zika virus testing for Michigan residents. All specimens must be accompanied by a Michigan Zika Supplemental Questionnaire available at….
Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 4 hours of collection, and refrigerate. Urine, cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) and amniotic fluid specimens will be accepted for Zika PCR testing ONLY if they are accompanied by serum specimens.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
3 - 4 mL serum
Minimum Volume

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

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.