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Test Compendium

91394: Zika Virus Comprehensive Plus RNA RT-PCR & IgM

Test Code

  • 91394

Test Synonym

  • Zika

Minimum Volume

  • See Below

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum and Urine

Container

  • See Special Instructions

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 87662x2,86794
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Serum, EDTA-whole blood and urine are the acceptable types of specimens. Serum is the primary and preferred type of specimen. Always send paired serum sample when a urine specimen is collected for Zika virus RNA testing. Collect 2.0 mL of serum or 4.0-5.0 ml of whole blood using an EDTA (lavender-top) tube per standard phlebotomy procedure. Collect 2.0-5.0 ml urine sample urine sample in sterile container. The minimum volume of specimen is 0.5 mL of EDTA-plasma, serum or urine.

Additional Information

  • Blood specimen should be collect within 7 days after onset of symptoms if any; urine should be collected within 14 days after onset of symptoms if possible.

Specimen Stability

  • Transport serum, EDTA-blood or urine sample to the laboratory at refrigerated or room temperatures (2°C to 25°C) as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours after collection. Keep specimen at refrigerated conditions while waiting for delivery to the lab.