Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Parvovirus Serology (Human)

Test Name: Parvovirus Serology (Human)
Alternate Name(s): B19
Fifth Disease
Erythema infectiosum
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5 mL Gold top vacutainer
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to Public Health Laboratory.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-13
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Adequate clinical and epidemiological information must accompany the specimen.
Method of Analysis: IgG, IgM CLIA
Critical Information Required: IgG testing will be performed on all Parvovirus Serology requests
IgG and IgM testing will only be performed when symptoms and date of onset is provided indicating acute/recent infection.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

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

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