5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 ml)
Cause for rejection:
Stool specimen sent on a swab. Stool sent in viral transport media. Specimen sent in diaper. Rectal swab is not acceptable.
Antigen detection by Immunochromatographic
Stool specimens received before 12:00 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patient specimens.
OC Power Word:
Stool for Rotavirus; Rotavirus Screen