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Adenovirus DNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR

Additional Codes

LAB3625


Necessary Information


Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

Preferred:

 

Supplies: BBL CultureSwab, viral transport media

Specimen Type: Swab

Sources: Throat, nasopharyngeal

Container/Tube: M4, V-C-M (green cap), or equivalent

Container/Tube: Collection Instructions: Place swab into viral transport media.

 

Specimen Type: Respiratory

Sources: Bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, or tracheal aspirate

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

 

Other acceptable specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Fluid

Source: Spinal Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile Vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

 

Specimen Type: Urine

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

 

Specimen Type: Whole Blood or Bone Marrow

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA) or yellow-top (ACD)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Additional Information: Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) or yellow-top (ACD) tube(s) and send 1 mL whole blood refrigerated (DO NOT FREEZE).

 

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Tube: Red or SST

Submission Container/Tube: 12x75 mm screw capped vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL serum in a screw-capped vial, shipped refrigerated.

 

Specimen Type: Plasma

Collection Container/Tube: yellow-top (ACD) or lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: 12x75 mm screw capped vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a yellow-top (ACD) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and transfer 1 mL ACD or EDTA plasma into a plastic, screw-top vial.  Send specimen refrigerated.


Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  48 hours

Reference Values

REFERENCE RANGE:  <500 copies/mL 

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

CPT Code Information

87799

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FADE Adenovirus DNA, Quant Real-Time PCR 49340-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0563 Source 31208-2
Z1848 Adenovirus DNA, QN PCR 49340-3