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Adenovirus by PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8501

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Nasopharyngeal Swab: Swab posterior nasopharynx and submit in viral transport media

BAL:1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of BAL in sterile container

Stool: Submit in sterile container

Tissue: Submit biopsy/tissue in viral transport media

 

Notes: 

Respiratory samples are tested daily. Stool and tissue are tested daily Mon-Fri only.

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

Reference Interval: 

Not detected

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 10:08:52 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 10:08:52 AM