Enterovirus/Parechovirus Qual Real Time PCR

Abbrev Code:EVHPEV   
Order Code:LAB6586Order Name:Enterovirus/Parechovirus Qual RT PCR
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction
CPT Codes: 87798 x1, 87498 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.

This test uses a manufacturer labeled Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR) as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. The test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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)
Alternate Containers: Sterile tube, Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens.

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.
Stability:8 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2005730

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