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Lab Test Dictionary

Adenovirus DNA, Quantitative RT-PCR (19726)

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)


Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01118

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.35-1 mL CSF, Bronchial Lavage/Wash, Sputum, Urine, Nasopharyngeal Lavage/Wash or Tracheal Lavage/Washing

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or ACD Solution A/B (yellow-top) tube or serum collected in a (red-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=48 Hours; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood or plasma anticoagulated with heparin; Calcium alginate swabs

Test Volume Required

1 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.35 mL

Processing Instructions

Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.


CPT Codes

87799


Revised

03-28-22

Initials

SA