Adenovirus, Quantitative PCR
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Detect and quantify adenovirus groups A-F. Diagnose adenovirus in patients. Monitor disease and/or response to therapy.

Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or serum separator tube 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze whole blood specimens. Transport 1 mL whole blood, serum or plasma in a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL). 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen whole blood. Heparinized specimens. 
Specimen source required. 
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval

Not detected
Interpretive Data
The quantitative range of this assay is 3.0- 7.0 log copies/mL (1,000-10,000,000 copies/mL).

A negative result (less than 3.0 log copies/mL or less than 1,000 copies/mL) does not rule out the presence of PCR inhibitors in the patient specimen or Adenovirus DNA concentrations below the level of detection of the assay. Inhibition may also lead to underestimation of viral quantitation.

No international standard is currently available for calibration of this assay. Caution should be taken when interpreting results generated by different assay methodologies.

Compliance Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

The limit of quantification for this DNA assay is 3.0 log copies/mL (1,000 copies/mL). If the assay DID NOT DETECT the virus, the test result will be reported as "< 3.0 log copies/mL (< 1,000 copies/mL)." If the assay DETECTED the presence of the virus but was not able to accurately quantify the number of copies, the test result will be reported as "Not Quantified."
Hotline History
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007193Adenovirus, Quant. Source31208-2
2007194Adenovirus, Quant. Copy/mL49340-3
2007195Adenovirus, Quant. Log copy/mL64038-3
2007196Adenovirus, Quant. Interp39528-5
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