Item Value
Test name West Nile Virus Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT)
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Nucleic acid testing is sent out to BSL Monday to Friday evenings and results are available 48 hours after sent out. Test set up Monday through Saturday p.m. Turnaround time: 3-5 days
Performed by Creative Testing Solutions
Normal range Non-reactive
Container type Lavender top (6 mL size)
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Collection Instructions DO NOT draw samples for NAT send out on weekends and holidays or after 2 PM on Fridays.

For non-Transplant related testing on serum order test code WNV, for CSF testing order WNVC.
Sample type EDTA whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667