Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Adenovirus Quantitative PCR, Plasma Order Code : ADVQT
Synonyms: Adenovirus Viral Load, Adeno PCR Quantitative
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Dedicated Lavender-top tube (EDTA), Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD)
Required Volume: 7 mL whole blood; 3 mL plasma
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL whole blood; 1 mL plasma
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Standard Run Times: Twice per week
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Transport whole blood at room temperature or refrigerated. Centrifuge and transfer plasma to a separate tube.
CPT Codes: 87799
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3270
SHC EPIC Code: LABADVQT
Causes For Rejection: Samples containing heparin; delay in transit; containers other than lavender (EDTA) or yellow (ACD) top tubes.
Department: Virology