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Test Code ADVQLT Adenovirus qual PCR tissue/swab

Important Note

This test is for Bone Marrow, tissue samples, NP Swabs in UTM ONLY. For blood, CSF, Nasal Wash, or BAL, see "Adenovirus quant PCR bld/CSF".  For stool samples, see "Enteric Adenovirus ELISA"

Clinical System Name

Adenovirus qual PCR tissue/swab

Synonyms

ADVQLT

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Bone marrow, Tissues or Swabs

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA for Bone Marrow or Sterile Screw-Capped Container for Tissue or UTM for swab

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol:  None specified

 

Note: Acceptable specimens include bone marrow, tissues, swabs in UTM. Collect bone marrow in Lavender/EDTA, other specimens in sterile container.

Biopsy: Pea size

Swab: In sterile tube/viral transport media

Paraffin tissue: DO NOT SEND ENTIRE BLOCK. Slice 3 - 4 slices that are 5 - 50 micron thick and put in sterile tube.

Bone Marrow: Send Lavender top, needs to reach UW within 24 hours

For current test information, contact UW Molecular Lab at (206) 685-6656.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: No Heparin in aspirate syringe. 

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: Bone Marrow: RT, Tissue: - 20 C

Storage location

Bone Marrow:

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Room Temp Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to UW NW220. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

Tissue:

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Freezer Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier on dry ice to UW NW220. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

 

Off-site collection: Biopsy:  send Frozen at -20°C
Bone Marrow or Paraffin tissue:  send at room temperature
Swabs:  dry swab or in universal transport media, send Frozen at -20°C.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Bone Marrow Room temp

24 h

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T, F 5 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Molecular Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 685-6656

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.
 

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87798 x2

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Adenoviruses by PCR Qualitative, Tissue or Cells
Reference Test Number:

ADVQLT

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier.  Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220 (Bone marrow room temp, tissue on dry ice).