Virology Testing Availability during COVID-19 outbreak

UW Virology Testing Status During the COVID-19 Outbreak

This page details the current status of virology testing performed by the UW Virology Clinical laboratory. To the greatest extent possible, UW Virology aims to continue to serve our patients and providers throughout the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. However, service delays and/or disruptions may occur.

Note that testing that has been suspended in-house will be sent out to the UW's preferred reference laboratories.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact UW Virology at 206-685-6656.

For information about COVID-19 testing, see:

Changes in test frequency (Currently in effect as of 03/13/2020):

Testing performed once per week, days vary:

Testing performed twice per week, days vary:

Testing performed daily, Monday through Saturday:

Associated Tests

Code Name Specimen
ADVQLT Adenoviruses by PCR Qualitative, Tissue or Cells Tissue Biopsy, Bone Marrow, Swab
ADVQN Adenoviruses, PCR Quantitative Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid ...
B19PCQ Parvovirus B19 by PCR, Quantitative Blood, CSF, Clear non-cellular fluid (e....
B19QLT Parvovirus B19 by PCR Qualitative Tissue or Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
BKVQL BK Virus by PCR Qualitative Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
BKVQN BK Virus by PCR Quantitative Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid ...
CCR5D CCR5 delta32 Mutation by PCR Whole Blood
CMVBSQ CMV Quant by PCR, Blood Spots Dried Blood Spot
CMVDR CMV Drug Resistance UL97 and UL54 Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid
CMVDRL CMV Letermovir Resistance, UL56 Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid
CMVEYE CMV Quant PCR for Eye Fluids Eye Fluid
CMVLTC CMV Quantitative by PCR for Location LTCOUT Blood, Spinal Fluid
CMVQLT CMV Qualitative by PCR, Tissue/Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
CMVQN CMV Quantitative by PCR Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid ...
CMVRFR CMV PCR Qnt w/reflex UL97 and UL54 Seq Blood, Spinal Fluid
CMVRFX CMV Quantitative by PCR with reflex to UL97 Sequencing Blood, Spinal Fluid
CMVS Cytomegalovirus Antibody Screen Blood, serum or plasma
CMVU54 CMV Drug Resistance, Rapid UL54 Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid
CMVU97 CMV Drug Resistance, Rapid UL97 Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid
CMVULR CMV Drug Resistance, Rapid UL97, UL54 and UL56 Blood, CSF, or Clear non-cellular fluid
EBVBSQ EBV Quant by PCR, Blood Spots Dried Blood Spot
EBVEIA EBV Serology Blood
EBVLTC EBV Quant for location LTCOUT Samples
EBVQ EBV Quantitative by PCR Blood, CSF, Swab, Eye Fluid or Clear non...
EBVQLT EBV by PCR Qualitative, Tissue /Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
EPVQLT Entero/parechovirus by PCR Qualitative Blood, CSF, BAL, Washing, Body fluid, Sw...
EYEVQP Eye Fluid Viral PCR Quant Panel Eye Fluid
FLURSV Influenza A, B & RSV PCR Panel Nasopharyngeal swab, Oropharyngeal swab,...
HAVIGG Hepatitis A Immune Status (IgG) Blood
HAVIGM Hepatitis A Acute Ab (IgM) Blood
HBAB Hepatitis B Antibodies (HBcAB, HBsAB) Blood
HBB Hepatitis B Battery Blood
HBCA Hepatitis B Core Antibody (HBcAb) Blood
HBE Hepatitis B Envelope Antigen and Antibody Blood
HBSA Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (HBsAb) Blood
HBSAG Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) with reflex to PCR for REACTIVE Blood
HBSAGX Hepatitis B Surface Antigen without PCR reflex for REACTIVE Blood
HBSS Hepatitis B Surface Antigen & Antibody (HBsAg, HBsAb) Blood
HBVDR HBV Drug Resistance Sequencing Blood
HBVGDR HBV Genotype_Drug Resistance Blood
HBVGT HBV Genotype by Sequencing Blood
HBVGTD HBV Drug Resistance and Genotyping Blood
HBVQLT Hepatitis B Qualitative PCR, Tissue Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
HBVQNT Hepatitis B PCR Quantitative Blood, CSF, Clear non-cellular fluid (e....
HCAB Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to PCR Blood
HCABX Hepatitis C Antibody without PCR reflex on reactive samples Blood
HCPCGT Hepatitis C RNA Genotyping by PCR Blood
HCVQLT Hepatitis C Qualitative PCR, Tissue Tissue Biopsy, Bone Marrow, Swab or Cell...
HCVQNT Hepatitis C RNA, Quantitative Blood
HCVSEQ HCV Genotype by Sequencing Blood
HH6ABC Human Herpes 6 Virus Chromosome Integration and Typing Whole blood
HH6QLT HHV6 Qualitative by PCR, Tissue /Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
HH6QN HHV6 Quantitative by PCR Blood, CSF, Clear non-cellular fluid (e....
HH6RFX HHV6 PCR Quant w/reflex to HHV6 Chromosome Integration Whole blood
HH8QLT Human Herpes Virus Type 8 by PCR Qualitative Tissue or Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
HH8QN HHV8 PCR, Quantitative Blood, CSF, Clear non-cellular fluid (e....
HIVGRA HIV Genotypic Resistance Assay Blood
HS12QL HSV Type 1 & 2 Qual PCR, Tissue Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
HS12QN HSV Type 1 & 2 Quant PCR, Blood/Eye Fluid Blood or Clear non-cellular fluid (e.g. ...
HSWB Herpes Simplex Western Blot Blood or CSF (see instruction under test...
HSWBP Herpes Simplex Seroconversion Panel by Western Blot (Paired) Blood
HVINTA HIV Integrase Resistance Assay Blood
JCVQLT JC Virus Qualitative PCR, Tissue Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
JCVQN JC Virus by PCR Quantitative Blood, CSF, Clear non-cellular fluid (e....
MPIS Mumps Immune Status Blood, only serum may be used.
MYCVP Myocarditis Viral Panel
QFTB4 Quantiferon TB Gold Plus
RBIS Rubeola Immune Status Blood, only serum may be used.
REVSQT Extended Respiratory Virus PCR Panel BAL, Washing, Swab, Sputum, or Aspirate....
RPDHSV HSV SemiQnt Rapid PCR, Swab/CSF Swab or CSF
RUIS Rubella Immune Status Viral Serology Blood, only serum may be used.
RVFQNT Quantitative Respiratory virus follow-up by PCR BAL, Washing, Swab, or Aspirate. Note...
SVIPCR Viral Pathogens by PCR, STL Stool or Rectal swab
UADVQN Adenovirus by PCR Quantitative, Urine Urine
UBKQN BK Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine Urine
UJCVQN JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine Urine
VZIS Varicella Zoster Immune Status Blood, only serum may be used.
VZTP Varicella Zoster Antibody Titer (Paired) Blood
VZVEYE VZV Quant PCR for Eye Fluids Eye Fluid
VZVQLT Varicella Zoster Qualitative by PCR, Tissue or Cells Tissue Biopsy, Paraffin Tissue, Bone Mar...
VZVQN Varicella Zoster Quantitative by PCR Blood or Clear non-cellular fluid (e.g. ...
VZVRPD Varicella Zoster Rapid PCR, Swab or CSF Swab or CSF

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