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Test

Code
U707
Name
ENTEROVIRUS PCR, QUALITATIVE
Description

Alternative Names: U707, Enterovirus PCR
Includes: Specimen source, Enterovirus
Sample Type: See handling instructions
Preferred Container: See handling instructions
Handling Instructions: Specimen source required.
Swab specimens (NP/throat, oral, dermal, ocular, esophagus) in viral transport medium.
Swabs in Culturettes must be transferred to viral transport within 24 hours of collection.
Biopsy/tissue specimens in saline or viral transport medium (Snap frozen -20°C).
Bronchoalveolar lavage/wash in sterile screw capped plastic container 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
CSF and body fluids undiluted in sterile screw capped plastic container. 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
Nasal Aspirates in vacuum trap. 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
Nasal washes in screw capped plastic container. 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
Urine undiluted in sterile screw capped plastic container. 2.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum).
Stool in sterile screw capped plastic container 2.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum) for liquid stool or marble-size solid stool.
Bone Marrow in EDTA, 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
Whole blood in EDTA, 2.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum).
Plasma, EDTA, 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum).
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 3 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days (-20 C)
Testing Frequency: Monday- Saturday
Expected Turn Around Time: 2-3 days
Testing Facility: Ref Lab
CPT Codes: 87498