Ordering Recommendation

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


Qualitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction




1-4 days

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

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.


Specimen source required.


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.

Hotline History
CPT Codes


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