Effective June 1, 2017, UNILAB will be including the WNV in all FDA donor panels.

Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 | 10:38 am

Effective June 1st, 2017, the FDA has recommended that all donors of HCT/Ps be screened for the West Nile Virus (WNV) using a FDA Licensed Nucleic Acid Test for WNV.

Effective June 1, 2017, UNILAB will be including the WNV in all FDA donor panels.

 When sending FDA donor panels, please collect a total of 5 lavender EDTA plasma tubes to ensure there is sufficient plasma for WNV testing.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact UNILAB at 954-792-7422.

Thank you.

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