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Test Code ENTP Enterovirus, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma

Reporting Name

Enterovirus PCR, P

Useful For

Aids in diagnosing enterovirus infections

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/RNA Probe Hybridization

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Specimen Required


Submit a raw clinical sample (not a culture isolate) for enterovirus PCR. This test will detect enterovirus, but will not differentiate viruses in this family or provide serotyping information.

 

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Screw-capped, sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down promptly.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Varies

CPT Code Information

87498

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ENTP Enterovirus PCR, P 29591-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
56068 Enterovirus PCR, P 29591-5

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.