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Epic Code LAB8620 Enterovirus, Cerebrospinal Fluid, PCR

Test Name Alias

Enterovirus CSF, qualitative PCR | | 4318

Interface Order Alias

10764

Clinical Information

This test detects, but does not differentiate between, all Enterovirus group members (enteroviruses, coxsackie viruses, echoviruses, and polioviruses).

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CSF Sterile Transport Tubes

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF)

 

Container(s): Sterile container

Preferred Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Label container with patient information, specimen source, and date of collection.
  • Please send additional fluid for additional testing.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: CSF

 

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

 

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

 

Processing Instructions:

  • Lab Testing is performed using the following tube order regardless of label:
    • 1) Hematology, 2) Microbiology, 3) Hematology, 4) Chemistry

Lab Staff Instructions

Lab Central Staff: All CSF specimens to Hematology first.

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Laboratory Retention: 28 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 24 hours.

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

CPT

87498

CDM Code

4048917

Epic Test ID

1230100646

LOINC

Enterovirus CSF: 29558-4

Enterovirus Interp: 8251-1

Beaker LOINC

ENTEROVIRUS CSF: 29558-4

Mayo Access Code

SHO4318

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ENTEROVIRUS,CEREBROSPINAL FLUID, PCR
Beaker Display Name: Enterovirus, Cerebrospinal Fluid, PCR
BEAKER TEST NAME: ENTEROVIRUS, CSF
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Enterovirus, CSF

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: TUBE 2

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: CSF CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient