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Test ID: LCWNV    
West Nile Virus, Molecular Detection, PCR

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Rapid testing for West Nile virus RNA


As an adjunct in the diagnosis of early West Nile virus infection

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/RNA Probe Hybridization
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

West Nile Virus PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Mosquito Borne Encephalitis
Viral encephalitis
West Nile PCR
West Nile Virus (WNV)