Enterovirus Detection by PCR
0050249
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
EV PCR
Methodology
Qualitative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or serum separator tube. OR CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma or CSF to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized specimens.  
Remarks
Specimen source required.  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
This test is performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

See Compliance Statement A: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement A: Analyte specific reagents (ASR) are used in many laboratory tests necessary for standard medical care and generally do not require U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval or clearance. 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. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
87498
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050104EV Source
0050249Enterovirus Detection by PCR
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Aliases
  • Coxsackie Virus
  • Echovirus
  • EV Detection
  • EV PCR
  • EV RNA detection
  • Poliovirus