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Test Code UADVQN Adenovirus by PCR Quantitative, Urine

Important Note

This test is temporarily run twice a week at UWMC. Days vary.

Clinical System Name

Adenovirus by PCR Quantitative, Urine


ADV Quant-Urine

ADVQN, Urine
Urine, Adenovirus by PCR Quantitative

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 5.0 mL


Note: Random or clean catch urine

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Urine with preservative

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 -4  C

Storage Location: 

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

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to UW NW220. 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).


Note: Do not send in urine cup, aliquot urine into a Falcon tube.


Off-site collection: Transport specimen refrigerated.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room Temp






STAT Performed TAT
N M, W, F 5 - 7 d


Performing Laboratory

University of Washington Medical Center

Department of Laboratory Medicine

Molecular Virology Laboratory

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195


Phone Number: (206) 520-4600


Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

CPT Codes

87799 (x2)


Method: Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: 5.0 mL Urine


Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Adenovirus by PCR Quantitative, Urine
Reference Test Number:



Send out Monday through Friday with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.