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Adenovirus by PCR, CSF

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2389

 

Methodology: 

Real-Time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Fri

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Collect CSF in sterile tube.
CSF Tube 4 also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Transport: Deliver promptly to the laboratory. Ship refrigerated.

 

Notes: 

There are over 50 adenovirus types. Although all types are detected, sensitivity of detection may vary.

Reference Interval: 

Not Detected

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 11:37:43 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 11:37:43 AM