Test Overview
Test Methodology

PCR

Test Usage

Aids in diagnosing enterovirus infections

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Limitations

A negative result does not rule out the possibility of enterovirus infection.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Sunday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
LENT
MiChart Code
LENT
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo (LENT)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

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

Rejection Criteria
Visible stool on a rectal swab
Normal Volume
Varies by source: body fluid- 0.5 mL; Respiratory-1.5 mL; CSF- 0.5mL
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated, frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
87498
Fee Code
AA137
NY State Approved
No