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Rotavirus Antigen

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P333
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Daily, day shift only
Method EIA
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 2 gm
Sample type Fresh stool
Preferred volume 2 gm
Min. Volume 1 gm
UCSF Rejection Criteria Formed stool. Stool in preservative. Repeat specimen within 1 week.
Processing notes Refrigerate sample
Normal range Negative
Stability Refrigerated 3 days
Turn around times Same or next day
Additional information One of the commonest agents of gastroenteritis.
CPT coding 87425
LOINC code 5880-0
Last Updated 2/19/2015 3:31:45 PM
Entry Number 832
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