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Enterovirus by MOL Amp, CSF

Test Name: Enterovirus by Molecular Amplification, CSF
Alternate Description: Enterovirus on CSF by PCR
LIS Code: ENMC
Lab Section:

Virology

Fluid Type:

CSF

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Type Specimen:

CSF

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

CSF Container

Additional Test Information:

Centrifugation of the specimen is not recommended

Specimen Stability:

2-8 degrees C for 72 hours until testing

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Test Results:

Enterovirus Detected/No Enterovirus Detected

Availability:

Run daily, 7 days a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

24 Hours

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Keep refrigerated until Courier pick-up