WNV NAT

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
WNV NAT
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Qualitative nucleic acid assay screen for WNV (West Nile Virus)RNA
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

WNV TMA:SINGLET

3722

WNV TMA:SINGLET RESULT

9235

Method Description
  • Transcription Mediated Amplification(TMA)
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 87797
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
A serum or plasma specimen collected from a donor prior to death may be tested instead of a cadaveric blood specimen using either instructions for cadaveric or living donor blood specimens.
Download(s)
Draw Status

Cadaveric

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Plasma/Serum: 1 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Plasma/Serum: 2 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Sample Handling
Must be centrifuged within 72 hours of collection. Do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -70°C - 11 days
  • Less than 25°C - 24 hours
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 3 days (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 8 days (Plasma)
Transport
  • Frozen at -70°C - Up to 11 Days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 3 Days (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 8 Days (Plasma)
Notes
Samples may only be exposed to temperatures up to 25°C for a total of 24 hours during storage.