Bartonella Species by PCR
0093057
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
BART DNA
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 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. Also acceptable: CSF or tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma or CSF to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL). OR Tissue: Transfer to a sterile container and freeze immediately.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood (refer to Bartonella Species by PCR, Whole Blood, ARUP test code 0060762). Heparinized specimens.  
Remarks
Specimen source required.  
Stability
Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month. All Others: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month.  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
This test is performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
87471
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0060761Bartonella Source
0093059Bartonella Species by PCR
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Cross References
  • Bartonella henselae
  • Bartonella PCR
  • Bartonella, Molecular Detection
  • Cat Scratch Disease