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Zika Virus PCR

Ordering information:

Order Flavivirus PCR .

Infectious Diseases authorisation required.

This PCR will detect members of the flavivirus genus including dengue, MVE, West Nile, kunjin, yellow fever, Japanese B viruses and Zika virus. Pan-Flavivirus PCR can detect Zika virus.

For Zika virus the preferred sample is urine if acute infection is suspected. Contact with the laboratory is recommended before requesting this test.

TO DISCUSS APPROPRIATE TESTING contact the VIDRL Infectious Diseases Consultant on 9342-9683, 8.30 am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Out of hours contact Box Hill Hospital Pathology on 9895 3471

 

 

Alternate names:
Flavivirus NAD
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Test Code:
OPCR
Specimen types:
Urine
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Serum
Container types:
Sterile Jar
CSF
Plain Tube with gel
Sterile Jar
Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 days
Laboratory Use Only

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW