Enterovirus PCR, CSF

Specimen Type

PCR, Enterovirus, CSF; Viral PCR, Enterovirus, CSF

Test ID LAB5245
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s) 87498
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: 1 mL CSF; See Comments
Availability Routine: Performed in Molecular Microbiology Laboratory: Daily
Stat: NA
Turnaround Time 24 hours
Reference Range Normal: Negative
Comments Enterovirus infections characteristically take place during Summer/Fall in areas of the north temperate zone.
Sensitivity and Specificity of Cepheid Enterovirus Assay (RT-PCR)

Reviewed by jcarr on December 08, 2021

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