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West Nile Virus Nucleic Acid Test

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Also Known as (Alias) WNV NAT
Indications Blood donor screening
Method Roche COBAS TaqScreen WNV NAT
Test Information Nucleic Acid test for the detection of West Nile Virus in plasma specimen.
Sample Requirements Dedicated EDTA tube for WNV NAT
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 3 mL
Sample Information Further samples types and storage conditions: Sample Acceptability for Nucleic Acid Testing (LINK)
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable for 5 days (living) or 1 day (cadaveric) at a combination of room temperature (≤ 25°C) and at 2-8°C.
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transaction Code 3078-08
CPT Codes 87798
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive

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