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Lab Test Dictionary

Dengue Virus RNA, Qaulitative, RT-PCR (18928)

Methodology

Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB09282

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=48 Hours; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=30 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


Included Tests

Dengue Virus 1 OR 3 RNA and Dengue Virus 2 or 4 RNA.


CPT Codes

87798 (x2)


Revised

09-27-22