Aids in diagnosing enterovirus infections
A negative result does not rule out the possibility of enterovirus infection.
2 - 4 days
Test available on the following sources: Body fluid- pericardial, peritoneal or pleural; Respiratory- bronch lavage, wash nasopharyngeal aspirate, swab or washing, throat or nasal swab, sputum, or trach aspirate; CSF; Swabs for dermal, eye, rectal, genital, nasopharyngeal, throat, nasal or urethral
Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories