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Enterovirus PCR, Other

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Specimen Type

 

Test ID LAB6020
EPIC Order
ENTEROVIRUS PCR, OTHER
CPT Code(s) 87498
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine:
Pericardial, peritoneal, or pleural fluid, Bronchial washing, BAL, sputum, Tracheal aspirate, dermal swab, or eye swab; see Comments
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Medical Laboratories
Stat: N/A
Turnaround Time 3 - 5 days
Reference Range See separate report
Comments
Routine testing from respiratory swabs, and rectal swabs/stool is not recommended since enterovirus can shed in these sites and detection of enteroviral RNA may not represent an active infection.

Stool is not an acceptable sample.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on April 03, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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