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Adenovirus Isolation

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
ADVI VIR1
Specimen Type:
NPH or throat or pharynx swab, nose, nasal wash, tracheal aspirate, sputum, bronchial aspirate or washings, conjunctiva.
Tube Type:
Specimen container
Collection Volume:
Fluids 1.0 mL, Swab specimen extracted into M4M transport medium
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen dry, not in proper M4M, not kept cold during transport, not received in sterile container, or excessive delay in transport.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily (0800-1700)
Methodology:
Spin-amplified svc w/ Adeno specific IFA stain
Special Instructions:
Adenovirus associated with gastroenteritis (i.e. enteric types 40+41) will not be picked up by IFA.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8576
TAT:
48-72 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: No Adenovirus isolated (Positives called)
CPT Code:
87254
Synonyms:
Adenovirus Culture