Rotavirus Ag

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: ROTA MIC2

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Stool specimen sent on swab. Stool sent in viral transport media. Specimen sent in diaper. Rectal swab is not acceptable.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily (0800-1600)

Methodology: Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay

Special Instructions: Stool specimens received before 1200 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patient specimens.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: 48 hours

Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 87425

Synonyms: Stool for Rotavirus; Rotavirus Screen

Specimen Collection Procedures
Stool Specimen Collection

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