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encephalitis panel
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: (VPCR)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red or gold top tube) or 1 mL CSF in sterile container. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL CSF, 2 mL serum 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow blood to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, maintain specimens at room temperature. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report. No viral DNA or RNA detected.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 3 weeks 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): NA 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 18:51:20 (24hr)