Use to confirm positive West Nile antibodies test or clarify equivocal serologic test results.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or serum separator tube. OR CSF.
Separate serum or plasma from cells.
Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma or CSF to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 3 months
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050229||West Nile Virus by PCR||34892-0|
|0050242||West Nile Virus Source||31208-2|
- West Nile PCR
- WNV Molecular Detection, PCR
- WNV PCR