Posted Date
Effective Date
Update Type Specimen collection or handling and/or storage changed
CPT Code 87498
Order Code LENT
Referral Laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories

Enterovirus, Molecular Detection, PCR

Order Code: LENT

Fee Code: AA137

Reference Laboratory: Mayo LENT


Effective December 15, 2022, Mayo Clinic Laboratories will resume Enterovirus PCR testing for lower respiratory sources (bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, pleural fluid, tracheal aspirate). These specimen types had been discontinued 6/15/2021 to prevent inadvertent exposure to SARS-CoV-2 (see MLabs Test Update 766).