Norovirus Group 1 and 2 Detection by RT-PCR
0051281
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
NORO PCR
Methodology
Qualitative Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
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
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
This test is performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
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
 
CPT Code(s)
87798 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051282Norovirus 1 by PCR54905-5
0051283Norovirus 2 by PCR54906-3
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Aliases
  • Human Calcivirus
  • Nororvirus RNA, RT-PCR
  • Norovirus I and 1 PCR
  • Norovirus RNA
  • Norwalk Virus