West Nile Virus Testing

West Nile Virus Testing is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To assist in the diagnosis of West Nile virus (WNV) infection.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube or CSF collected in a sterile plastic container.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay [EIA] is generally used for clinical specimens, and nucleic acid testing [NAT] is generally used for testing specimens from potential donors of blood products, cellular therapy, or solid organ transplants.) Normal findings for EIA/ELISA (IgG & IgM): no antibody detected; for NAT viral RNA: nonreactive.

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TY - ELEC T1 - West Nile Virus Testing ID - 425448 A1 - Bladh,Mickey Lynn, AU - Van Leeuwen,Anne M, BT - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425448/all/West_Nile_Virus_Testing PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 7 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -