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Flavivirus PCR (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Group B Arbovirus PCR
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:FLV
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood
Urine random
Container Types:
CSF Tube 3
EDTA 10 mL
EDTA 10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:A separate container is required for this test.

Microbiology Pathologist authorisation required.

Serology detecting the NS1 antigen has replaced Dengue virus PCR testing on blood.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Unopened Tube
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature

Microbiology Pathologist authorisation required.