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Test Name:Powassan virus
Test Number:994
Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Alternate Collect:0.5 - 1.0 mL CSF
Container:Serum separator (SST) tube
Processing:SST - spin
Alternate Names:MSO
Performing Lab:MN Deparment of Health (MDH); R-NX
Days Set Up:Varies
Expected TAT:N/A
Ref. Ranges:Negative
Processing Details:
Tick Transmitted Flavivirus
Serum or CSF specimens from patients with central nervous system (CNS) disease can be submitted directly to the MDH Public Health Laboratory for arboviral disease testing, including POWV. At this time, no commercial laboratories offer serologic testing for POWV.
CPT Codes:86790
Supply Connection:MDH cinical testing and submission form
Additional Information: MDH Tick Borne Disease Alert
Date Created:06/02/2011
Revised Date:03/28/2019