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Adenovirus, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Varies


Necessary Information


Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Body fluid

Sources: Pleural, peritoneal, ascites, pericardial, or amniotic

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not centrifuge.

 

Specimen Type: Respiratory

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

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

 

Specimen Type: Spinal fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not centrifuge.

 

Specimen Type: Stool

Supplies: Stool Collection Kit, Random (T635)

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 g

 

Specimen Type: Swab

Supplies:

-M4-RT (T605)

-Bartels FlexTrans VTM-3 mL (T892)

-Jiangsu VTM-3 mL (T891)

Sources: Nasal, throat, respiratory, genital, or ocular

Container/Tube: Multimicrobe media (M4-RT) and Eswabs

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions: Place swab back into a multimicrobe media (M4-RT, M4, or M5).

 

Specimen Type: Tissue

Supplies:

-M4-RT (T605)

-Bartels FlexTrans VTM-3 mL (T892)

-Jiangsu VTM-3 mL (T891)

Container/Tube: Sterile container containing 1 mL to 2 mL of sterile saline or multimicrobe medium (M4-RT, M4, or M5)

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions: Collect fresh tissue specimen.

 

Specimen Type: Urine

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen.


Specimen Minimum Volume

Body Fluid, Respiratory Specimen, Spinal Fluid, or Urine: 0.3 mL
Stool: 0.5 g
Swab or Tissue: NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 6 a.m.

CPT Code Information

87798

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LADV Adenovirus PCR 39528-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SRC65 Specimen Source 31208-2
89074 Adenovirus PCR 39528-5

Analytic Time

Monday through Thursday: 2 days; Friday, Saturday: 3 days

Specimen Retention Time

1 week

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.