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Enterovirus PCR

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
EVPCR DNA2
Specimen Type:
CSF, NPH flocked swab in M4, Lesion, Plasma, Serum, Urine, Stool, BAL
Tube Type:
CSF container, Purple top (EDTA)tube, Red top (no anticoagulant) tube, lesion in M4, stool in M4, NPH flocked swab in M4, BAL
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
QNS, Clotted specimen, incorrect sample type
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon-Fri
Methodology:
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Special Instructions:
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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8722
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Negative: No Enterovirus RNA detected.
CPT Code:
87498
Synonyms:
Enterovirus RNA