Direct PCR/Sequencing, Virus
|WADDL - Pullman||Molecular Diagnostics||Mon-Fri||36 days|
Detection of viruses by PCR, followed by Sanger sequencing.
- Fresh, frozen, or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues, based on gross lesions or immunohistochemical results
- Cell cultures or supernatants from cell cultures suspected as being infected with virus.
For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Cell cultures and tissues: sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Label all samples. Store refrigerated. Ship overnight on cold packs in an insulated container.
For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
We attempt nested PCR for negative samples in order to improve sensitivity, and we charge a lower fee for nested PCR for samples which yield negative direct PCR results, or for samples which yield poor sequence data. As of February 2023, that fee is $75.
For online test ordering please visit our Submit a Sample page for additional information. To submit a specimen without submitting through our online portal please see our Forms page for fillable forms and further instruction.