Enterovirus by PCR, Tissue Only

Sunquest Code:ENTTIS  
Epic Code:LAB6520Epic Name:Enterovirus Qual by PCR Tissue
Methodology:Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CPT Code:87498
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-2 days.
Special Instructions:Indicate specimen source on specimen container and Viracor-IBT request form.

This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fresh tissue
Optimal Volume:5 mg (approximately 1/2 of pencil eraser size)
Causes for Rejection:Formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue will not be accepted.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not add water, saline or other fluid media to container. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ViraCor)
Referral Lab number:1405


Reference Range:Not detected

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