Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
VZV Real Time PCR
Alternate Names
138313 LC; Varicella Zoster Virus
SoftLab Order Code
VZVRT
Epic Order Name
VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS REAL TIME PCR, REF LAB LC 138313
Epic Order ID
LAB1372
Laboratory
RefLab
Sample Type
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), vitreous fluid, whole blood OR swab
Collection Container
Sterile container (CSF or vitreous fluid), lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube OR universal transport medium (swab)
Collecting Volume
0.5 mL CSF, vitreous fluid, whole blood OR one swab
Minimum Collecting Volume
0.2 mL CSF, vitreous fluid, whole blood OR one swab
Storage or Stability
Refrigerated
 
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