|Includes:||Detection of Rotavirus antigen by Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)|
|Available:||Daily 24 hours. Test performed on first shift only|
|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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