West Nile Virus
Please note that this test is no longer performed in-house. All specimens received will be forwarded on to CDPH for testing and MUST include a completed requisition form and case history form (see below).
IgM and IgG serology
86788 - IgM
86789 - IgG
2 mLs of serum
1-2 mLs of CSF if lumbar puncture is performed
Store specimens in the refrigerator (2-8ºC).
Transport specimens to the laboratory on cold pack.
Reports will be available in approximately 14 days.
Case History Form
West Nile virus Infection Case Report (PDF: 108 Kb)
West Nile virus Specimen Submittal Form(PDF: 108 Kb)