Adenovirus Culture

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Brief Description

Adenovirus Culture

Laboratory Unit

Virology

Methodology

Viral Culture

Specimen Collection

Virus Isolation Kit

Storage/Transport

Refrigerated/freeze packs

Acceptable Specimen
Type(s)

Throat swab
NP swab
Nasal swab
Eye swab
Stool
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
Urine
Skin lesion swab

Test Request Form(s)

Virology Test Request Form

Possible Results

Adenovirus Isolated
Other virus isolated

Reference Range

No Virus Isolated

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen received warm
Specimen not in virual transport medium
Incorrect specimen type
No name on specimen
Quantity not sufficient

Interfering Substances

Specimen received warm
Specimen not received within eight days of collection.

Result Reported

Subject to testing involved.

Fees

N/A

CPT Codes

N/A

LOINC/SNOMED Codes

N/A

Additional Information

Adenovirus isolates may be referred to the CDC for sub typing in the event of outbreaks or unusual infections.