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RT-PCR Dengue virus, cerebrospinal fluid

Fee code: 20184

Components: Detection of dengue virus RNA

Aliases: PCR virus Dengue

Method description

Real-time PCR

Delivery time

10 days

Note to delivery time


Summary of clinical records, including justification of the request and recent history of travels

Specimen type

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Specimen volume

1 mL

Specimen minimum volume

0,5 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

Keep and send the samples refrigerated within 24 hours after collection. If the shipment is made after 24 hours, keep and send frozen samples

Rejection criteria

Unidentified sample, Contaminated specimen, Insufficient sample, , Samples not fullfill requisites


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
RT-PCR Dengue virus Undetectable      

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