Enterovirus/Parechovirus Qual Real Time PCR


Sunquest Code:EVHPEV  
Epic Code:LAB6586Epic Name:Enterovirus/Parechovirus Qual RT PCR
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction
CPT Code:87798, 87498
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-2 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.
Compliance:

Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or CSF
Optimal Volume:2 mL blood or 1 mL CSF
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL blood or 0.5 mL CSF
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Sterile tube, Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimen


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum plasma or serum. Do not process CSF. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2005730


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