Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Adenovirus Qualitative PCR Order Code : ADVQL
Synonyms: Adeno PCR Qual
Specimen Type: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid; Nasopharyngeal swab. Please see Virology Specimen Collection Instructions at stanfordlab.com/esoteric/Virology.html
Container Type: Nasopharyngeal flocked swab in Viral Transport Media (VTM); Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid in sterile container
Required Volume: One flocked swab in VTM; 1 mL BAL fluid
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): One flocked swab in VTM; 0.5 mL BAL fluid
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Standard Run Times: Twice per week
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Transport Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid refrigerated. Transport Nasopharyngeal swab in Viral Transport Media (VTM) refrigerated. Use flocked swab.
CPT Codes: 87798
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3268
SHC EPIC Code: LABADVQL
Causes For Rejection: Wooden-shafted or calcium alginate swabs; delay in transit.
Department: Virology