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Meningitis/Encephalitis Film Array

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
MEFLM/VIR1
Specimen Type:
CSF
Tube Type:
Sterile Container
Collection Volume:
500 uL
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily
Methodology:
Qualitative multiplexed nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic test utilizing polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8576
TAT:
Two hours from the time the specimen arrives in the Akron laboratory. Performed 24 hours, 7 days a week.
CPT Code:
87798 x 10, 87496, 87529 x 2, 87532
Panel Includes:
The FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel detects DNA or RNA for the following organisms: E. coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Listeria monocytogenes, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus agalactiae, Strep pneumoniae, Cytomegalovirus, Enterovirus, Herpes simplex virus 1, Herpes simplex virus 2, Human Parechovirus, Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) and Cryptococcus neoformans/gatti. NOTE: HHV-6 detection reporting is suppressed due to its limited clinical utility. Reporting available in selected cases upon request via Infectious Diseases.
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