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
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050249||Enterovirus by PCR||29591-5|
- Coxsackie Virus
- EV Detection
- EV PCR
- EV RNA detection