Brief Description

Adenovirus 1-41 EIA

Laboratory Unit

Virology

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Specimen Collection

  • Virus Isolation Kit
  • GI outbreak kit
  • Sterile container

Storage/Transport

Refrigerated/freeze packs

Acceptable Specimen Type(s)

Raw stool

Test Request Form(s)

Possible Results

  • Adenovirus 1-41 detected
  • Unsatisfactory
  • Negative

Reference Range

Negative

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Specimen received warm
  • Specimen in transport medium (Cary-Blair)
  • Incorrect specimen type
  • No name on specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient
  • Adenovirus 40/41 detected

Interfering Substances

Do not submit specimen in transport medium. Raw specimen only.

Result Reported

Day of receipt, next working day.

Fees

N/A

CPT Codes

N/A

LOINC/SNOMED Codes

N/A

Additional Information

Adenovirus 1-41 only is detected by EIA testing. Adenovirus 40/41 EIA detects enteric adenoviruses and is performed in conjunction with Rotavirus EIA.