Adenovirus DNA, Qualitative, Real-time PCR [46990]

Test Code
ADVDP (S51523)

Quest Code
S51523

CPT Codes
87798<br /> This test is not available for New York patient testing.

Preferred Specimen
0.6 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Minimum Volume
0.3 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Whole blood collected in an acid citrate dextrose ACD (yellow-top) tube • Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top), or acid citrate dextrose ACD (yellow-top) tube • CSF • Sputum (Induced) • Bronchial lavage/wash • Serum collected in a sterile, leak-proof container/vial • Respiratory specimen collected in M4 transport media

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days - Do not freeze whole blood

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Setup Schedule
Wed

Report Available
3 to 4 days

Reference Range
Not detected

Clinical Significance
This test is used to determine the presence of adenovirus in a patient's specimen. Organisms may be detected by PCR prior to diagnosis by immunological methods. PCR provides more rapid results than other methods, including culture.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042




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