Enterovirus RNA Qualitative; Coxsackie Virus PCR; Echovirus PCR; EV D68
RCHSD MDL (PCR)
Monday-Saturday (10 AM Cutoff)
Within 48 hours of receipt
0.3-0.5 mL CSF
Collect in sterile screw-capped container.
Room Temp: 48 hrs; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 1 Month
0.5 mL CSF
0.3 mL CSF
Place CSF in a small clear bag and place in -80 freezer MDL (PCR) bin ASAP.
Enterovirus (EV), Coxsackie Virus, Echovirus, Enterovirus D68 PCR
This assay detects nearly the entire spectrum of human enteroviruses, including the coxsackieviruses, polioviruses and the echoviruses. It does not differentiate among the EV serotypes.