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Lab Test Dictionary

Adenovirus, Molecular Detection, RT-PCR (LADV)

Methodology

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


Synonyms

ADV

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday; A.M.

Standard TAT

5-7 Days


Collection Information

Container Type

See Below

Collection Instructions

Body Fluid (Peritoneal fluid/ascites, Pericardial fluid/thoracentesis): 0.3-0.5 mL in sterile container. Respiratory (Bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, or tracheal aspirate): 0.3-1 mL in sterile container. Spinal fluid: 0.3-0.5 mL in sterile vial. Stool: 0.5-1 g in sterile container. Swab (Nasal, throat, respiratory, or ocular): in BBL CultureSwab. Tissue: 0.5-2 mL in sterile container of saline or multi-microbe medium (M5). Urine: 0.3-1 mL in a sterile container.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 7 Days

Rejection Criteria

Calcium alginate-tipped swab, wood swab, or transport swab containing gel

Processing Instructions

Indicate source in comments and on specimen.


CPT Codes

87798


Revised

01-23-17

Initials

SL