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Adenovirus DNA

Item Value
Approval req'd? No, except for urine samples, call Microbiology at 415-353-1698
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Testing on urine samples would only be indicated in a pediatric or transplant patient with hemorrhagic cystitis.
Test code ADVP
Test group Adenovirus
Performed by Viracor
Sendout? Yes
Method Real-time PCR
Collection Instructions Tissue specimens should be placed in sterile saline to keep moist.
Container type Lavender top, urine cup, CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood or other fluid
Sample type EDTA whole blood, Unfixed tissue, CSF, Marrow, BAL, urine (requires approval)
Preferred volume 3 mL blood or other fluid
Min. Volume 2 mL blood or other fluid
UCSF Rejection Criteria Improperly submitted samples
Processing notes Keep non-CSF samples at room temperature and ship at room temperature. Samples should be received at Viracor within 96 hours of collection.

CSF must be frozen transported to China Basin and then shipped on dry ice to ViraCor.
Units copies/mL
Normal range
Synonyms Adenovirus PCR
LOINC code 49340-3
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:31:26 PM
Entry Number 1076
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