ADENOVIRUS CULTURE (ADV)
: Molecular Infectious Disease
: ADV, Adeno culture
: Centrifuge-enhanced (shell vial) culture
: No virus isolated
: Liquids in sterile leakproof container with NO ADDITIVE; tissue or swab in universal (viral) transport media, 3 mL
: Blood requires consult with the lab
: Store refrigerated (2-8C), do not freeze, transport on wet ice
: Label specimen. Keep refrigerated.
Reasons for Rejection
: Collected more than 1 day prior to receipt in lab, calcium alginate or wooden-shaft swab, dry swab
: Monday - Friday: 6:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
: 24 - 48 hours
: Send to laboratory immediately on ice. No wooden shaft, calcium alginate or dry swabs. Click here to print the Molecular Diagnostics requisition.
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