For the detection of Parvovirus B19 DNA in parvovirus-associated syndromes such as arthropathy in adults, transient aplastic crises in patients with haematologic abnormalities, severe anaemia in immunocompromised patients and fetal loss in pregnancy.
3-5 ml of blood in EDTA
Refrigerate sample until transfer to laboratory. Do not freeze. Sample should reach the laboratory as soon as possible, preferably within 24 hours after collection.
Polymerase Chain Reaction (In-house real-time)
Detected, Not Detected or Inconclusive
1 - 5 days
Monday, Wednesday and Friday