POLIOVIRUS ANTIBODIES

Mnemonic

POLVIR

Synonym

Polio Antibody - Poliovirus 1-3 Abs

Includes

Polio Virus Antibody Type 1, Polio Virus Antibody Type 3

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one plain red or gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma. Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.

Stability

Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

6-9 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Serum Neutralization

Referral Lab

ARUP (2014107)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86658 (x2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:22 AM