Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hantavirus

Test Name: Hantavirus
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Testing must be prearranged with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sample collection.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
90 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2009-02-22
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: EIA
Critical Information Required: Patient history and contact source required.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
HANTA
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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