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ROTAVIRUS DETECTION

Mnemonic

ROTAVIR

Synonym

Rotazyme

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Stool, 0.5 gm (pea size) in a sterile container

Handling

For specimen collection and transport, see Specimen Collection-Transport Guide for Stool Orders.

Transport

Refrigerate

Rejection Criteria

Samples preserved in PVA, formalin or enteric transport medium

Stability

Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

EIA

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative

CPT Codes

87425

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:36 AM


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