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Test Name: Adenovirus, Quantitative, PCR, Non-Blood


CPT Code(s): 87799

Methodology: Real-Time PCR

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: Preferred specimen: 0.85 mL respiratory specimen in M4 or V-C-M medium (minimum 0.35 mL)

Other acceptable specimens: Sputum, Bronchial lavage/wash, CSF, Urine

For whole blood, serum or plasma see test directory entry:
Adenovirus, Quantitative by PCR, Blood.

Specimen Processing: Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from outreach location.


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