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Test Code:
090-71-0080-01

Order Name:
Chikungunya, PCR **

 
Useful For:
Detection of chikungunya virus. PCR may detect 0-5 days of infection, so blood should be collected within 5 days of symptom onset.
 
Methodology:
Real-time RT-PCR
 
AliasesName:
Chikungunya Virus
Chikungunya, PCR
ChikV
 
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-0080-01

Order Name:
Chikungunya, PCR **

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ K3 EDTA (Lavender Top) 3 mL, 2 Tubes
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Plasma EDTA, minimum volume 1 mL - Separate plasma within 6 hours of collection.
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic tube
 
Rejection Criteria:
Contaminated reject
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-0080-01

Order Name:
Chikungunya, PCR **

 
Method detail:
Real-time RT-PCR (Taqman probe) for E1 gene of chikungunya virus.
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent out to N Health
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 3 days
 
Performing Location:
N Health
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-71-0080-01

Order Name:
Chikungunya, PCR **

 
 
Reference Value:
Negative 
 
Clinical Reference:
NHS Product Catalog Application (Retrieved: 21 May 2020)