Parvovirus B19 by PCR
0060043
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
PARVPCR
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or serum separator tube. OR amniotic fluid, CSF, tissue, or synovial fluid.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma, amniotic fluid, CSF, or synovial fluid to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Tissue:
Transfer to a sterile container and freeze immediately. Also acceptable: Formalin fixed and paraffin embedded tissue.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Paraffin Embedded Tissue: Room temperature. Transport in a Tissue Transport Kit (ARUP supply #47808), available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect ™ or contact
ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.All others: Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Bone marrow (refer to Parvovirus B19, by PCR, Bone Marrow (ARUP test code 0060028). Heparinized specimens.  
Remarks
Specimen source required.  
Stability
Fresh Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months
Paraffin Embedded Tissue:
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
All others:
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


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Note
CPT Code(s)
87798
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0060043Parvovirus B19 By PCR
2002178Parvovirus Source
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Cross References
  • B19 virus PCR
  • Fifth Disease-Parvovirus PCR
  • Human Parvovirus B19 PCR