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varicella zoster virus pcr
Synonyms: Zoster PCR 
Computer Code: VZVD
Specimen Collection: 0.5 mL CSF or BAL or 0.1 mL vitreal fluid in a sterile tube. 
Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain and transport at room temperature. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MOL DIAG See Test Requisition 9
Test Frequency: 3/week 
Routine TAT: 3-4 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87798 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/24/2014
Time: 09:44:22 (24hr)