Detect enterovirus in blood, CSF, or nasopharyngeal specimens.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: CSF or nasopharyngeal swab.
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma or CSF to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL) Swab: Place in viral transport media (ARUP Supply #12884). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800)522-2787.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months
Compliance Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. 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, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050249||Enterovirus by PCR||29591-5|
- Coxsackie Virus
- EV Detection
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