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Gastrointestinal Viral Panel by PCR
2013577
Ordering Recommendation

Aids in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GI) infections caused by viral pathogens, including adenovirus (serotypes 40 and 41), astrovirus, norovirus (genogroups 1 and 2), rotavirus, and sapovirus. Use as a sensitive alternative to traditional antigen testing.

Mnemonic
GIVIRALPCR
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Wed-Fri
Reported
2-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Stool 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910).  Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.5 mL). 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen 
Unacceptable Conditions
Formalin-fixed stool. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
A negative result does not rule out the presence of PCR inhibitors in the patient specimen or test specific nucleic acid in concentrations below the level of detection by this test.

Compliance Statement B: 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, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
This assay detects Astrovirus, Sapovirus, Rotavirus, Adenovirus Type 40/41, and differentiates Norovirus Group 1 and Group 2.
CPT Code(s)
87506
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051282Norovirus 1 by PCR54905-5
0051283Norovirus 2 by PCR54906-3
2013578Astrovirus by PCR
2013580Sapovirus by PCR
2013582Rotavirus by PCR
2013584Adenovirus 40/41 by PCR
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