Viral Culture, Stool
See Collection Instructions
Other Refrence Test
Eye swab, Lesion, Stool, Tissue (brain, colon, kidney, liver, etc.) or 0.5-3 mL Urine
Fluid: Collect 0.5-3 mL specimen in a sterile container or viral transport media; Stool: Collect 0.5-1 mL in an unpreserved container; or Swab or Tissue: Collect in a 3 mL viral transport media.
Room Temp: 2 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Calcium alginate; eSwab; Dry swabs; Wood swabs
Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on requisition. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.