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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 5174

Test Synonym

  • Parvovirus B19 DNA PCR, Quant

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma


  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube


  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 6 days

CPT Codes

  • 87799
    *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.

Additional Information

  • Collect specimen in lavender-top (EDTA) tube, red-top tube or gel-barrier tube. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection. Remove serum or plasma, transfer specimen to polypropylene screw-cap tube, and FREEZE. Ship frozen. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.