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  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
87798 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0051282Norovirus 1 by PCR
0051283Norovirus 2 by PCR
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Aliases
  • Human Calcivirus
  • Nororvirus RNA, RT-PCR
  • Norovirus I and 1 PCR
  • Norovirus RNA
  • Norwalk Virus