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ADENOVIRUS, BODY FLUID BY PCR

Mnemonic

BF ADV PCR

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Body Fluid, Ocular Fluid, Respiratory Specimen, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Urine, Stool, Swab or Fresh tissue

Handling

Transport all specimen types in sterile container.
Body/Ocular/Spinal Fluid: Do not centrifuge.
Tissue: Sterile container with 1 to 2 mL of sterile saline or multi-microbe medium (M5).
Stool/Swab: Culture transport swab. If culture transport swab is not available, M4 or M5 media is acceptable.

Minimum Volume

Body Fluid, Respiratory Specimen, Spinal Fluid, or Urine: 0.3 mL
Stool: 0.5 g

Transport

Refrigerated

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

4-6 days

Method

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (LADV)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Comments

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CPT Codes

87798

Last Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 02:48:53 PM


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