Enterovirus by PCR, Tissue Only

Abbrev Code:ENTTIS   
Order Code:LAB6520Order Name:Enterovirus Qual by PCR Tissue
Methodology:Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CPT Codes: 87498 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 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)
Container:Container, Tissue, sterile
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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