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

Clinical System Name

Viral Pathogens by PCR Qual, Stool


Adenovirus, norovirus, rotovirus

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Stool

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 5 grams

Minimum Vol: 3 grams



Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y/N

Aliquot: Y/N


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.



Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 2 hrs
  Refrigerated <24 hrs
  Frozen 4 days



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:  Send Outs


Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.



Analytical Volume:


CPT Codes


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