Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91517

Enterovirus by PCR

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One SST
  • CSF in Sterile Specimen Container
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Viral Transport Media
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) CSF in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87498
Components:
  • 91517 - ENTEROVIRUS PCR
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