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.
- Patient Preparation
- 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
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Formalin-fixed stool.
- Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0051282||Norovirus 1 by PCR||54905-5|
|0051283||Norovirus 2 by PCR||54906-3|
|2013578||Astrovirus by PCR|
|2013580||Sapovirus by PCR|
|2013582||Rotavirus by PCR|
|2013584||Adenovirus 40/41 by PCR|