Adenovirus Antigen

Abbrev Code:ADENOAG   
Order Code:LAB1300Order Name:Adenovirus Antigen Stool
Synonyms:Adenovirus Antigen, Feces; Stool, Fecal; ADAG
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 87449 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Sat; results are reported the same day.
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IDDL Stool Collection Container Guidelines

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL or "pea" size amount of formed stool
Container:Plastic Leakproof Container or Sterile Stool Transport Vial
Collection Instructions:Liquid stool is preferred.
Contraindications:Stools scraped from cloth diapers may have interfering substances from detergents.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store refrigerated up to 72 hours. If testing cannot be performed within 72 hours, freeze and keep frozen until tested. Specimen may be frozen and thawed twice.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 72 hours. Alternatively, ship on dry ice.
Stability:72 hours refrigerated; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory   (UMMC East Bank)


Reference Range:Negative
Use:Qualitative detection of enteric adenovirus serotypes 1-41 in human fecal specimens.

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