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Rotavirus antigen, stool

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB443

 

Methodology: 

Enzyme Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Mon-Fri

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL stool in a sterile container
Stool Container also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Rectal swab not acceptable.

 

Notes: 

Positive indicates active or recent infection. Detects group A rotaviruses only. False positives have been reported in neonates.

Reference Interval: 

Not detected 

CPT Code(s): 

87425

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 9:29:28 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 9:29:28 AM