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 Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

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