Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

6 hours

MiChart Code
Enterovirus RNA by PCR, CSF,
Soft Order Code
PCREV

Test Updated:

Synonyms

ENTEROVIRUS, QUALITATIVE; PCR
PCREV
Echovirus
Coxsackie B
Coxsackie A
LENT
LCENT
Enterovirus by Rapid PCR
EV RNA detection by PCR
Enterovirus meningitits detection by PCR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Test Usage

Detection of Enterovirus meningitis.

Reference Range

Enterovirus RNA not detected.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect spinal fluid. Do not store specimen; transport directly to Microbiology Laboratory. Do not centrifuge specimen.

Collection Offsite

Collect spinal fluid. Refrigerate up to 24 hours or freeze for longer storage. Do not centrifuge.

Normal Volume
1 mL CSF
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL CSF

Billing Information

CPT Code
87498
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
29591-5

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.