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Respiratory Syncytial Virus Antibody
|Performed by||State Viral & Rickettsial Disease Laboratory|
|Collection Instructions||Obtain SFPH viral serology form from Specimen Receiving. Form must be completed prior to processing. Submit paired sera, one collected within 1 wk of onset of illness and another 4-6 weeks later.|
|Container type||Gold top|
|Amount to Collect||2 mL blood|
|Preferred volume||1 mL serum|
|Min. Volume||0.5 mL serum|
|Processing notes||Refrigerate sample|
|Turn around times||Test run on Wednesday. Turnaround time: 2-9 days.|
|Additional information||Sent to State Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory via SFPH.
Tests are not performed until convalescent serum is received.
See also entry for Viral Serology.
|Last Updated||2/19/2010 3:42:25 PM|