Laboratory Fee Schedule
|Detection of IgM Antibodies to Zika Virus by Immunochromatographic Assay (ICA), Chembio Dual Path Platform (DPP) Assay System. Rapid point-of-care diagnostic test.
|Qualitative Immunochromatographic Assay (ICA) for the presumptive detection of IgM antibodies to Zika virus using Chembio DPP Assay system..
|Supplemental Information Required
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
|Minimum Volume/Size Required
|Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping
|Serum separated from the clot may be stored at 2°C to 8°C up to 48 hours, but then must be frozen at -20°C or colder until shipped.
|At least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
|ICA, lateral flow test, rapid test
|7 working days
|Most common cause of false positive results is cross-reactivity with IgM specific for other flaviviruses.
|Common Causes for Rejection
|Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.
|Minimum volume for CDC confirmation testing 0.5 mL.