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Test ID: WHIPB    
Tropheryma whipplei, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

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

An aid in diagnosis of Whipple disease, especially for identifying inconclusive or suspicious cases

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

Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
(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

Tropheryma whipplei PCR, B

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

Whipple's Disease Associated Bacillus (Tropheryma whipplei)