Ordering Recommendation

Detect adenovirus groups A-F. Diagnose adenovirus in patients.

Mnemonic
ADENOPCR
Methodology

Qualitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-4 days

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

Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), CSF, nasopharyngeal swab, sputum, or tissue.

Specimen Preparation

Do not freeze whole blood specimens. Transfer 1 mL whole blood, serum, plasma, BAL, CSF, or sputum to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Swabs: Transfer to viral transport media (ARUP supply #12884). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522
2787.  Tissue: Transfer to a sterile container and freeze immediately.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Whole blood: Refrigerated. All others: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Heparinized specimens.

Remarks

Specimen source required.

Stability

Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 3 months
All others: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87798

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2007474 Adenovirus, Source 31208-2
2007475 Adenovirus by PCR 39528-5
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Aliases
  • Adeno qualitative
  • Adenovirus PCR
Adenovirus by Qualitative PCR