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Flavivirus PCR

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Infectious Diseases authorisation required.

Alternate names:
Dengue PCR, Flavivirus NAD, Japanese B viruses PCR, Kunjin PCR, MVE PCR, West Nile Virus PCR, Yellow Fever PCR, Zika Virus PCR
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
OPCR
Specimen types:
Serum
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Container types:
CSF + SST tubesCSF + SST tubes
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Notes:

This PCR will detect members of the flavivirus genus including dengue, MVE, West Nile, kunjin, yellow fever and Japanese B viruses. Contact with the laboratory is recommended before requesting this test. Pan-Flavivirus PCR can detect Zika virus. The preferred sample is urine if acute infection is suspected.

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

This PCR will detect members of the flavivirus genus including dengue, MVE, West Nile, kunjin, yellow fever and Japanese B viruses. Contact with the laboratory is recommended before requesting this test - VIDRL 9342 2628

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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