Rotavirus Ag


Test ID/Workstation: ROTA MMIC1

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 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.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily (0800-1600)

Methodology: Antigen detection by Immunochromatographic

Special Instructions: 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.


Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 48 hours

CPT Code: 87425

Synonyms: Stool for Rotavirus; Rotavirus Screen

Specimen Collection Procedures
Stool Specimen Collection

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