ENTEROVIRUS RNA AMPLIFICATION BY REAL TIME PCR

Synonyms: Enterovirus, Parechovirus, ENTVR, HPeV, Coxsackie Virus, echovirus
Computer Code: ENTVR
Specimen Collection: 0.5 mL CSF. Plasma or tissue in sterile tube. Throat swab, Eye swab, Nasopharyngeal swab, Sputum, Bronchial wash or Lavage.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate.
Reference Values: Negative
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG 09 molecdiagicd9req.pdf#http://09 molecdiagicd9req
Test Frequency: 2x/d M-F, 1x/d Sat, Sun & Holidays
Routine TAT: 4-24 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87498
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII