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Test Code 2270 Adenovirus DNA Detection

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Swab, tissue in sterile container with Viral Transport Media (VTM), BAL, miscellaneous fluid in steril container.

Specimen Required

All locations: 1.0 mL (0.5 min) nasopharyngeal wash or nasopharngeal swab, BAL, tissue or 1.0 mL miscellaneous fluid.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Molecular Diagnostics

Monday – Friday, 3 days

Reference Values

Negative: No Adenovirus DNA detected

Positive: Adenovirus DNA detected

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