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|Collection Instructions||Submit stool sample in clean container. Do NOT collect stool in preservative.
|Container type||Clean container (urine cup)|
|Amount to Collect||2 mL|
|Preferred volume||2 mL|
|Min. Volume||Pea size of formed stool or 2 mL of liquid stool|
|Processing notes||Specimen sent out by Microbiology.
Freeze specimen and ship frozen. Seal lid of container with parafilm to prevent leakage during transit. Order Viracor test # 2400
|Ref Lab Rejection Criteria||Stool received in preservative|
|Normal range||Not detected|
|Stability||Room temp or refrigerated 96 hours, frozen 1 month.|
|Turn around times||Turnaround time 2-5 days|
|Additional information||This assay differentiates between Norovirus Group I and Group II. Genogroup I and Genogroup II assays show slight cross-reactivity with high titers of Norovirus Genotype IV RNA.|
|CPT coding||87798-90 x2|
|Last Updated||12/13/2016 6:21:11 PM|