Enterovirus and Parechovirus Detection by PCR
2005730
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
EVPEHV
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.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
(EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), serum separator tube, or CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL plasma, serum 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
Note
CPT Code(s)
87498; 87798
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050249Enterovirus Detection by PCR
2005733Parechovirus Detection by PCR
2005824Enterovirus and Parechovirus Source
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Cross References
  • EV and Parechovirus RNA detection