Dengue Virus (1-4) Subtype by PCR
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Test detects and differentiates dengue subtypes 1-4.

Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Tue, Fri
2-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), or Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized specimens. 
Specimen source required. 
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
A negative result does not rule out the presence of PCR inhibitors in the patient specimen or of test-specific nucleic acid in concentrations below the level of detection by this test.

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

This assay detects and differentiates Dengue subtypes 1-4.
Hotline History
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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013295Dengue by PCR, Source31208-2
2013296Dengue Type 1 by PCR60262-3
2013297Dengue Type 2 by PCR60420-7
2013298Dengue Type 3 by PCR60419-9
2013299Dengue Type 4 by PCR60418-1
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