Aids in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GI) infections caused by viral pathogens, including adenovirus (serotypes 40 and 41), astrovirus, norovirus (genogroups 1 and 2), rotavirus, and sapovirus. Use as a sensitive alternative to traditional antigen testing.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Tue, Thu, Sat
Transfer 1 mL 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: 0.5 mL).
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
A negative result does not rule out the presence of PCR inhibitors in the patient specimen or test specific nucleic acid in concentrations below the level of detection by this test.
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. 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, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
This assay detects Astrovirus, Sapovirus, Rotavirus, Adenovirus Type 40/41, and differentiates Norovirus Group 1 and Group 2.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0051282||Norovirus 1 by PCR||54905-5|
|0051283||Norovirus 2 by PCR||54906-3|
|2013578||Astrovirus by PCR|
|2013580||Sapovirus by PCR|
|2013582||Rotavirus by PCR|
|2013584||Adenovirus 40/41 by PCR|