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Adenovirus Virus Culture

Test Name:Adenovirus Virus Culture
Epic Order Code:LAB5141
CPT Code:87254
Specimen(s) Type:

Nasal swab, Nasal wash, Throat swab, Bronchoalveolar lavage;
3-4 mL

Acceptable Container(s):
SAMPLE MUST BE RECEIVED ON ICE
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Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 5 days  
Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to laboratory immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to lab immediately on ice, the specimen must be stored and transported at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in laboratory within 72 hours of collection.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:No virus isolated.
Additional Information:Viral transport media is available in the laboratory.