ROTAVIRUS ANTIGEN DETECTION (ROG)
: Negative, positive
: Small amount in a sterile, leak proof container
: Stool is preferred. Rectal swabs are accepted.
: Will accept sample in UTM but requires lab consult
: Midsize portion if solid,5 mL if sample is liquid.
: Pea size amount if solid or 1mL liquid
: Store refrigerated (2-8°C)
: Store refrigerated (2-8 C). Samples that are older than 24 hours will receive comment.
Reasons for Rejection
: Calcium alginate or wooden-shaft swab, dry swab
: Same day or 1-2 days.
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