MEASLES PCR

Synonyms: Rubeola Virus
Computer Code: (MEPCR)
Specimen Collection: 3 mL urine in sterile container.
Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Collect urine in sterile container. Refrigerate at 2-8ºC and ship within 24 hours. Transport specimen on wet ice.
Reference Values:
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MICRO
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 10 days
Stat TAT: NA
CPT Code(s): 87798
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII