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Test Code ADVO-2 Adenovirus, Qualitative PCR, Urine

Specimen Type

Urine, random sample

Container

Sterile Container

Offsite Collection Instructions

See UCMC Collection Instructions

UCMC Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Random sample, following appropriate cleansing instructions. Urine in gray top Boric acid tubes will be rejected.

Female Cleansing Instructions: Stand in a squatting position over the toilet. Separate the folds of the skin around the urinary opening. Cleanse the area around the opening with the first castile soap towelette. Repeat using a second clean towelette. Urinate the first portion of urine into the toilet. As you continue to urinate, bring the collection cup into the midstream to collect the urine sample.Do not touch the inside or lip of the cup. Urinate the remainder of the urine into the toilet. Place the blue cap onto the BD Vacutainer Urine Collection Cup. Return the sample to the healthcare employee.
Male Cleansing Instructions:Cleanse the end of the penis with the first castile soap towelette beginning at the urethral opening and working away from it (the foreskin of an uncircumsized male must be retracted). Repeat using a second clean towelette. Urinate the first portion of urine into the toilet. As you continue to urinate, bring the collection cup into the midstream to collect the sample. Do not touch the inside or lip of the cup. Urinate the remainder of urine into the toilet. Place the blue cap onto the BD Vacutainer Urine Collection Cup. Return the sample to the healthcare employee.

Specimen Transport: Must be received by Microbiology Laboratory for processing within 2 hours of collection, unless refrigerated.
 

See Microbiology Specimen Collection:
 

  • See category “Urine”, Table 1 BACTERIOLOGY, CHLAMYDIA, MYCOLOGY, MYCOBACTERIOLOGY (AFB), VIROLOGY
     

Availability

Monday through Friday

Turnaround Time

Testing varies depending on volume of requests received Monday through Friday. Results are available the same day the test is performed

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the University of Chicago Medical Center Clinical Microbiology Lab. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA does not require this test to go through premarket FDA review. This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity laboratory testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or research.
 

CPT Code

87798

Test Limitations

Detection limit:  500 copies/mL

Reference Range

No Adenovirus DNA detected

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Fee Code

31087798

Synonyms

Adeno
Adeno Virus
Adeno DNA
Adeno PCR