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Adenovirus PCR for non-respiratory samples

Alternate Names
ADVPCR
Ordering Information

Many different types of specimens may be collected for Adenovirus PCR testing.

One of the following specimen types may be collected:

  • Faeces (sterile faecal container)
  • Blood (Plain gel tube)
  • Eye swab (sterile green capped swab)
  • Urine (sterile MSU container)

The most relevant specimen type for a patient will depend on the patient's clinical condition.

For Adenovirus PCR requests on respiratory samples refer to "Respiratory Pathogens PCR", test code RESPCR.

Cerner Test Name
Adenovirus NAD
Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
See collection instructions
Container
9ml PLAIN (red top)
Sterile container
70ml Sterile Container (yellow top)
Swab - viral (green)
Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
As required