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Test ID LBOR0022 Adenovirus DNA Quantitaive

Container Type

Swab

Serum w/out gel

EDTA

Specimen container sterile

Specimen Type/Requirements

Swab (nasopharyngeal, throat, conjuctival) in M4 media or UTM

Bronchial lavage/wash in M4 media or UTM

Urine

Sputum

EDTA plasma

EDTA whole blood

Serum

Specimen Volume

0.85 mL

Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days (do not freeze whole blood)

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Do not use calcium alginate swabs.

 

Indicate source on the specimen.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Real Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

CPT

87799

Analytical Time

2 days