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18928: Dengue Virus RNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR Print View
Dengue Virus 1 or 3 RNA RT-PCR     
Dengue Virus 2 or 4 RNA RT-PCR     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

PCR is used to diagnose Dengue fever infection during the initial stage of infection, days 1-5 after onset of symptoms. The assay has been designed to detect dengue virus subgroups 1 and 3 (DV1/3 probe), as well as subgroups 2 and 4 (DV2/4 probe).
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87798x2

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction






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