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Tests for Agents Beginning with “D”
The Clinical Guide to Services, from Minnesota’s Infectious Disease Laboratory
The Clinical Guide to Services is a comprehensive reference guide of testing services, shipping information, and submission requirements for Minnesota’s Infectious Disease Laboratory.
Even though there are ongoing efforts to keep information current, some information may not be up to date due to recent changes in testing procedures and/or regulation. Many of these tests are only available with prior approval from the Minnesota Department of Health.
If you cannot find what you are looking for in the guide, please Contact the Infectious Disease Laboratory.
Alphabetical by Agent
|Test Name||Dengue virus - IgM and IgG Antibody Detection|
|Supplemental Information|| Sent to CDC
This disease must be reported to MDH as required by State Rule 4605.7040
|Specimen||Serum (1 ml)|
|Shipping||Ship at refrigeration temperature.|
|Test Name||Dengue virus - RNA Detection|
|Methodology||Molecular method Trioplex RT-PCR (Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya)|
|Pre-Approval||Contact Infectious Disease Epidemiology Prevention and Control at 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 before requesting this test.|
|Supplemental Information||This disease must be reported to MDH as required by State Rule 4605.7040.
For other testing/interpretation guidelines see Laboratory Zika Virus Testing
|Specimen||Serum, preferred (1 ml) (Trioplex RT-PCR)|
|Shipping||Ship at frozen temperature.|
|See: Corynebacterium diphtheriae|
|Test Name||Diphyllobothrium latum - Detection and Identification|
|See: Parasite Examination, Intestinal and Parasite Identification|