Test Overview
Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

Detection or quantitation of Adenovirus. Used for monitoring of viral load to track the course of infection and response to treatment. Test detects all 52 serotypes.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
VADNU
MiChart Code
Adenovirus DNA qPCR, Urine
Synonyms
  • VADNO
  • VADENO
  • Adenovirus DNA qPCR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor Eurofins 7502
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect urine in a sterile cup. Send to Specimen Processing intact, or aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube, room temperature

Rejection Criteria
Wood shafted swab, calcium alginate swab, or romm temperature specimens greater than 96 hrs old are not acceptable. Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue is not acceptable.
Normal Volume
2 mL urine
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL urine
Additional Information

Adenoviruses are increasingly recognized as viral pathogens that can cause significant morbidity and mortality, especially in the immunocompromised patient. Mortality rates have been reported to be as high as 60% for pneumonia, 50% for hepatitis and 25% overall. Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.

Billing
CPT Code
87799
Fee Code
36119
NY State Approved
No