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Zika Virus, PCR, Molecular Detection, Serum

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Test Description
Zika Virus, PCR, Molecular Detection, Serum
Synonym(s)
Zika Virus, PCR
Test ID
RZIKS
General Information
Useful for:
Qualitative detection of Zika virus RNA in serum from individuals meeting CDC Zika virus clinical or epidemiologic criteria
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 7 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.
Methodology
Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization
Estimated TAT
5-8 days
Testing Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday
CPT Code(s)
87662
Minimum Sample Volume
0.25 mL
Reference Range
Negative
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
85622-9, 11449-6, 88636-6, 75325-1, 69048-7