Recent changes for Parvovirus PCR (Sendaway Test)
Requests for this test must be approved by the Microbiology Unit Head.
SST must be dedicated tube and centrifuged.
If the request slip only asks for Parvovirus, then serology PVS should be coded.
Parvovirus PCR is only indicated in a small subset of patients. Please discuss the test with the Head of Microbiology if PCR is requested.