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Test Code St VirPCR Stool PCR Qual for Noro, Adeno+Rotavirus

Clinical System Name

Viral Pathogens by PCR Qual, Stool

Synonyms

Adenovirus, norovirus, rotovirus

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Stool

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 5 grams

Minimum Vol: 3 grams

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y/N

Aliquot: Y/N

Temp:

Storage location:

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

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to Virology. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

Off-site collection: Transport specimen refrigerated. If specimen transport will take more than 48 hours, Freeze stool.

 

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 4 hrs
  Refrigerated 48 hrs
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Monday and Thursday  

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Molecular Virology Laboratory

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

Methodology

Method: 

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87505

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name Stool Viral Pathogens by PCR
Reference Test Number SVIPCR
Instructions Send out M - F with UW Courier. Weekends and Holidays courier on Dry Ice to UW NW220