LCWNV - Overview: West Nile Virus, Molecular Detection, PCR

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Test Name

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

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

Rapid testing for West Nile virus (WNV) RNA


An adjunctive test to serology for detection of early WNV infection

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/RNA Probe Hybridization

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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)