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Test Code BRTPCR Bartonella PCR (Cat Scratch)

Collection Container

Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Whole blood

Specimen Volume

6 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate or Ambient

Specimen Stability

14 days

Reasons for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross specimen contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube

Methodology

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

CPT Code

87471

LOINC Code

48864-3