CSF, NPH flocked swab in M4, Lesion, Plasma, Serum, Urine, Stool, BAL
CSF container, Purple top (EDTA)tube, Red top (no anticoagulant) tube, lesion in M4, stool in M4, NPH flocked swab in M4, BAL
Cause for rejection:
Clotted specimen, incorrect sample type
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Send fluids cold or on ice to lab immediately. Optimal specimen should not be frozen. If specimen has been frozen, it must be transported frozen. Specimens received by 1100 (Mon-Fri) will be processed the same day.
Negative: No Enterovirus RNA detected.