Collect stool in a sterile container. Send 1 gram (0.5 G minimum) unpreserved stool, refrigerated.
Refrigerated 72 hours, Frozen 7 days
2-4 days Performed Sun-Sat
Detection of common viral agent of acute infant diarrhea with vomiting. Generally occurring in winter months in temperate climates. Greatest sensitivity achieved when samples collected within five days of onset of symptoms.