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Dengue Fever types 1, 2, 3 & 4

Methodology

RT-PCR

CPT Code

87798

Acceptable Specimens

Collect specimen within 7 days of onset of symptoms.

Serum collected in a red top tube or SST.

Specimen Storage

Store specimens in the refrigerator.

Specimen Transport

Transport specimens to the lab on cold pack as soon as possible.

Setup Days

Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.

Turn-around-time

Results are available 1-2 days upon arrival at the lab.

Lab Slip

Monster Form (PDF: 108 Kb)

Fees