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Meningitis Panel PCR (Keene)

eD-H Order Code

LAB4131

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
CSF 1.0 ML

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

24 hours

Assay Information

Assay Result Type
Meningitis Panel Source Alpha
Meningitis Panel PCR Alpha
Escherichia coli K1 Alpha
Haemophilus influenzae Alpha
Listeria monocytogenes Alpha
Neisseria meningitidis Alpha
Streptococcus agalactiae Alpha
Streptococcus pneumoniae Alpha
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Alpha
Enterovirus Alpha
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) Alpha
Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) Alpha
Human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) Alpha
Human parechovirus Alpha
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) Alpha
Cryptococcus neoformans/gattii Alpha

Reference Ranges / Critical Values

Assay Gender Age Range Normal Range Critical Values Units
Cryptococcus neoformans/gattii All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Enterovirus All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Escherichia coli K1 All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Haemophilus influenzae All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Human parechovirus All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Listeria monocytogenes All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Meningitis Panel PCR All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Negative
Neisseria meningitidis All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Streptococcus agalactiae All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Streptococcus pneumoniae All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) All 0 Minutes – 150 Years Not Detected

Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
Meningitis Panel PCR Meningitis Panels are performed on the FilmArray using multiplexed PCR nucleic acid detection. Negative results do not preclude infection and should not be used as the sole basis for diagnosis treatment or other management decisions.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Microbiology

CPT(s)

87798 ; 87496 ; 87498 ; 87798 ; 87798 ; 87529 ; 87529 ; 87532 ; 87798 ; 87798 ; 87798 ; 87798 ; 87798 ; 87798