Test Overview

Test Methodology

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

Test Usage

Aids in diagnosing enterovirus infections

Reference Range*

Negative

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Sunday

Analytic Time

2 - 6 days

Soft Order Code

ENTP

Synonyms

Synonyms

Echovirus
Coxsackie A
Coxsackie B

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo ENTP

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Container

Lavender Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL EDTA plasma

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL EDTA plasma

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

87498

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