Ordering Recommendation

Diagnose rotavirus-associated gastroenteritis. For a panel that includes testing for multiple gastrointestinal viruses, refer to Gastrointestinal Viral Panel by PCR (2013577).

Mnemonic
ROTA
Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

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

Stool.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 5 g 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: 1 g)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Diapers. Specimens in media or preservatives.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 week

Reference Interval

Negative

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87425

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0065088 Rotavirus Ag By EIA 5880-0
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Aliases
  • fecal rotavirus
  • Rotavirus Ag stool
  • Stool rotavirus Ag
Rotavirus Antigen by EIA