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Test Code 5423183 ZIKA SEROLOGY

Test ID

1239000001

Specimen Requirements

Collection Requirements Serum, Refrigerated
Shipping / Handling Instructions SERUM:
Collect as least 2.0 mL of blood in a serum separator tube (e.g. SST,
gold top, tiger top) and centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.
Refrigerate at 4° C. Transport on cold packs same day to CUH
send out area.
If the specimen will be received by the testing laboratory after 24
hours of collection, transfer the serum into a serum transport tube.
Serum should be frozen at -70° C and shipped on dry ice.
HANDLING:
All tubes must be labeled with: patient name, date of birth, source,
and date/time of collection.
All specimens should be double-bagged in a biohazard bag and must be
accompanied by a completed printed copy of the Dallas County or
State Specimen Submission Form placed in the outer pouch of the biohazard
envelope.
DCHHS Zika Specimen Submission Form:
http://www.dallascounty.org/department/hhs/documents/DCHHS_Zika_
Submission-Form_20160215_General.pdf
DSHS Specimen Submission Forms (G2A & G2V) link:
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/lab/mrs_forms.shtm
Ship according to IATA (International Air Transport Association)
guidelines using overnight courier to arrive during business hours
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
https://www.iata.org/whatwedo/cargo/dgr/Documents/
packing-instruction-650-DGR56-en.pdf

Container Type

Laboratory Container Default Temperature Minimum Volume
VIRACOR-IBT LABORATORY SST Yes Frozen 2.0

Performing Sections

VIRACOR-IBT LABORATORY

Components

Component Name Component ID LOINC Code
ZIKA SEROLOGY VIRACOR 1239100031
SEE SCANNED RESULT 1813000

Synonyms

30294