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Adenovirus DNA, Non-blood samples

Item Value
Approval req'd? No, except for urine samples, call Microbiology at 415-353-1268
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 Do not add water, saline, or other fluid media to container with tissue.
Container type
Bone marrow Lavender top
Other samples Urine cup, CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Sample type Bone marrow, Unfixed tissue, CSF, BAL, urine (requires approval)
Preferred volume
Tissue 5 mg (1/2 pencil eraser size)
Fluids 2 mL
Min. Volume
Tissue 5 mg (1/2 pencil eraser size)
Marrow 0.2 mL
Fluids 0.5 mL
UCSF Rejection Criteria Improperly submitted samples, formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue
Processing notes CSF and tissue must be transported frozen to China Basin and then shipped on dry ice to ViraCor.

Keep samples other than CSF and tissue at room temperature and ship at room temperature. Samples should be received at Viracor within 96 hours of collection.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Improperly submitted samples, formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue
Units copies/mL
Normal range
Synonyms Adenovirus PCR
CPT coding 87799-90
LOINC code 49340-3
Last Updated 12/21/2015 9:03:06 AM
Entry Number 1076
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