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Enterovirus PCR, Other

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
EVPCO / MAYO
Specimen Type:
Body Fluid, Eye, Lesion
Tube Type:
Sterile container or swab in M4 Viral transport medium
Collection Volume:
Collect 0.5 mL (minimum 0.3 mL) Body fluids (pericardial, peritoneal); or Collect swab specimens in M4 Viral transport medium (Eye or Lesion swabs)
Cause for Rejection:
In order to prevent inadvertent exposure of SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19, Enterovirus, PCR, Other, will no longer accept respiratory specimens (Bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate, swab or washing, throat or nasal swab, sputum, pleural fluid or tracheal aspirate). Testing will remain available for all other acceptable specimen sources.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/RNA Probe Hybridization
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference Value: Negative
CPT Code:
87498
Synonyms:
Enterovirus