DNA detection of B. microti by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in whole blood samples.

Specimen Requirements:

Type: EDTA Whole Blood (purple top tube)
Volume: 5.0 ml
Minimum: 2.0 ml
Storage: Refrigerate at 2-8°C DO NOT FREEZE
Stability: 2 Weeks Refrigerated
Shipping: Ambient
CPT Code(s)*: 87798

Turnaround Time: Routinely 24 to 48 Hours From Receipt

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