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Meningitis/Encephalitis Film Array

Infectious Disease Laboratories - : Virology

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Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:

0.5 mL cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in sterile container.
Ventricular fluid (0.5 mL) is acceptable but discouraged due to panel and organism coverage.

Minimum Volume:
Specimen minimum volume is 0.2 mL.
Cause for Rejection:
Quantity not sufficient, specimen clotted, improper specimen type, improper storage/transport, mislabeled, or unlabeled.
Transport at room temperature. Upon arrival in laboratory, store refrigerated.
Multiplexed nucleic acid test intended for the simultaneous qualitative detection and differentiation of nucleic acids from multiple viral, bacterial, and fungal organisms in CSF.
Two hours from the time the specimen arrives in the Akron laboratory.
CPT Code:
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 herpesvirus 6, Human Parechovirus, Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) and Cryptococcus neoformans/gatti.
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