Test Overview
Test Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Test Usage

Rapid detection of enteric Adenovirus infections.

Reference Range *

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

A negative result does not rule out the presence of adenoviruses because organisms may be present at levels below the detection limits of this assay. This assay should only be used to test patients with clinical history and symptoms consistent with adenovirus disease, and is not used to screen healthy patients.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
LADV
Synonyms
  • Viral Antigen: Adenovirus
  • ALLAD
  • ADENOVIRUS ANTIGEN BY EIA
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo LADV (89074)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Send body fluids (0.5mL of pleural, peritoneal, ascites, pericardial, or amniotic fluid), respiratory specimens (1 mL of bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, or tracheal aspirate), spinal fluid (0.5 mL), stool (1 g), or urine (1 mL) in a sterile tube or container; send swab specimens (nasal, throat, respiratory, genital, or ocular) in M4-RT transport; send tissue specimens in a sterile container with 1-2 mL of sterile saline or M4-RT transport media. Refrigerate (preferred) or freeze.

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
87798
Fee Code
AA423
LOINC
39528-5
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