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Rotavirus Ag

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
ROTA MIC2
Specimen Type:
Stool
Tube Type:
Stool container
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Stool specimen sent on swab. Stool sent in viral transport media. Specimen sent in diaper. Rectal swab is not acceptable.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily (0800-1600)
Methodology:
Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay
Special Instructions:
Stool specimens received before 1200 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patient specimens.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8412
TAT:
48 hours
Additional Info:
-
CPT Code:
87425
Synonyms:
Stool for Rotavirus; Rotavirus Screen
 Specimen Collection Procedures: