Lab Test : Rotavirus by EIA

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Detection of Rotavirus antigen by Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:ROTO
Available:Daily 24 hours. Test performed on first shift only
Turnaround:1 day
Specimen:Stool Refrigerated - 3 day(s)
Stool Frozen - Indefinitely day(s)
Volume:1 swab or any visible amount of stool in a clean container
Container:Culturette or clean container
Temperature:Room temperature if delivered immediately.
Refrigerated if transport is delayed.
Rejection:Not received at proper temperature
Not received within specified time frame
Stool received in Cary-Blair medium
Stool received in O&P kit
Normal:Negative for Rotavirus
Uses:Diagnosis infection with Rotavirus
Limitations:A negative test does not necessarily rule out infection with Rotavirus
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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