Ordering Recommendation

Use to diagnose rotavirus-associated gastroenteritis. For a panel that includes testing for multiple gastrointestinal viruses, refer to Gastrointestinal Pathogens Panel by PCR (3003279).

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