Test directory: Rotavirus Antigen

Ordering Code 4940
Test Name Rotavirus Antigen
Preferred Specimen Stool
Preferred Container Sterile Container
Optimum Volume 5 gm
Collection Instructions For patients requiring the use of diapers: 1) Must line the diaper with clean plastic to prevent absorption
2) Transfer the stool specimen (w/o the plastic liner) into a sterile container.
Handling Instructions Freeze specimen ASAP. DO NOT use preservatives or buffered transport.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen Stability Ambient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 72 Hours
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection Criteria Ambient, Insufficient quantity, Preservatives used,
Stool in preservative, Buffered transport used, Specimens other than stool
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time Up to 4 Days
Methodology Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab  Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Rotavirus Antigen ALL See report.