Specimen Requirements

Title

Comprehensive Virus Detection

Specimen Requirement

SPECIMEN SOURCE REQUIRED

Swab specimens in viral transport medium (M4)

Blood in EDTA (lavender top)tube. 3.0mL (2.0mL minimum)

Additional sources, please contact lab

Depending on specimen source, testing may include: Adenovirus, CMV, Enterovirus, HSV 1/2, Influenza, Rhinovirus, RSV, VZV, Norovirus and parainfluenza.

PRIOR AUTHORIZATION MAY BE REQUIRED

Methodology

Source-driven panels. Polymerase Chain Reaction

Stability

Room Temp: 4 hours, Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1-2 days Performed Mon-Sat

Clinical Use

Test Code

CVD