Ordering Recommendation

Differentiate enterovirus types based on cultured viral isolates.

Mnemonic
V ENTTYP
Methodology

Immunofluorescence

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

3-30 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Typing may not be requested directly on a patient specimen.

Collect

Transfer positive cell culture fluid to a sterile container..

Specimen Preparation

Transport positive cell culture.
Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks

Specimen source preferred.

Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

Identification of enterovirus type.

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Standard

Note

Testing may include: echoviruses, coxsackie A9 virus, coxsackie B viruses, polioviruses, enterovirus 70 & 71.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87252; 87253

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0065058 Enterovirus Typing 5840-4
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Aliases
Enterovirus Typing