West Nile Virus Testing
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To assist in the diagnosis of West Nile virus (WNV) infection.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
(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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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "West Nile Virus Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425448/all/West_Nile_Virus_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. West Nile Virus Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425448/all/West_Nile_Virus_Testing. Accessed September 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). West Nile Virus Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425448/all/West_Nile_Virus_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. West Nile Virus Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425448/all/West_Nile_Virus_Testing.
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