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Enterovirus PCR, Other

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
EVPCO / MAYO
Specimen Type:
Body Fluid, Respiratory, Eye, Lesion
Tube Type:
Sterile container or swab in M4 Viral transport medium
Collection Volume:
Collect 1.5 mL (minimum 1 mL) Respiratory Fluids (BAL, Bronch. Wash, Nasal Wash, Sputum, or Tracheal Aspirate); or Collect 0.5 mL (minimum 0.3 mL) Body fluids (pericardial, peritoneal or pleural); or Collect swab specimens in M4 Viral transport medium (Eye, Lesion, NPH, or Throat swabs)
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