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Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory Test Catalog ​

The Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory (VRDL) Test Catalog features an up-to-date list of orderable tests and provides information on specimen requirements, contact information, test turnaround times, and other supplemental information. A list of tests is also available through the VRDL Lab Web Portal.

Please note that this test catalog is currently being updated. If a test name below does not link to a separate Test Order page, please contact the VRDL Medical and Epidemiology Liaisons (MELS) at 510-307-8585 or to request guidance for your test of interest.

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Adenovirus genotyping

Adenovirus-Gastrointestinal PCR

Adenovirus-Respiratory PCR

Anaplasma phagocytophilum PCR​

Anaplasma phagocytophilum serology

Astrovirus PCR

Chikungunya virus neutralizing antibody

Chikungunya virus PCR

Chikungunya virus serology

Colorado tick fever virus PCR

Colorado tick fever virus serology

Coxiella burnetii PCR

Coxiella burnetii serology

Dengue virus serology

Dengue virus neutralizing antibody

Dengue virus 1-4 PCR

​Dengue virus PCR

Ebola virus PCR

Enterovirus D68 PCR​

Enterovirus genotyping

Enterovirus PCR

Free Living Amoeba PCR

Hepatitis A virus genotyping

Hepatitis A virus PCR

Herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 ​PCR

Human coronavirus 229E HKU1 NL63 OC43 PCR

Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) PCR

Influenza virus A and B PCR

Marburg virus PCR​

Measles virus genotyping

Measles virus PCR

Measles virus serology

Measles virus vaccine strain PCR


Monkeypox virus PCR

Monkeypox virus whole genome sequencing

Mumps virus genotyping

Mumps virus PCR

Mumps virus serology

Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR 

Non-variola orthopoxvirus PCR

Norovirus PCR

Norovirus strain typing PCR

Orf virus serology

Parainfluenza virus 1-4 PCR

Parechovirus PCR

Rabies virus  PCR

Rabies virus DFA​

Rabies virus serology

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) PCR

Rhinovirus genotyping

Rhinovirus PCR

Rickettsia philipii (Rickettsia sp. 364D) PCR

Rickettsia rickettsii RMSF serology

Rickettsia species (R. rickettsii, R. typhi, Rickettsia spp.) PCR

Rickettsia typhi serology

Rotavirus PCR

Rubella virus genotyping

Rubella virus PCR

​Sapovirus PCR

SARS CoV-2 neutralizing antibody

SARS-CoV-2 isolation


SARS-CoV-2 whole genome sequencing

​Seoul virus (animal) serology

Seoul virus (human) serology

Sin Nombre virus (animal) PCR

Sin Nombre virus (animal) serology

Sin Nombre virus (human) PCR

Sin Nombre virus (human) serology

St Louis encephalitis virus neutralizing antibody

St Louis encephalitis virus PCR

St Louis encephalitis virus serology

Varicella zoster virus genotyping

Varicella zoster virus PCR

Varicella zoster virus serology

Varicella zoster virus vaccine strain PCR

West Nile fever virus PCR

West Nile virus neutralizing antibody

West Nile virus serology

Western equine encephalitis virus neutralizing antibody

Yellow fever virus PCR

Zika virus neutralizing antibody

Zika virus PCR

Zika virus serology

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