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Adenovirus DNA, Plasma (New test)

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ADED
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability 2x per week on day shift
Method Real Time PCR
Container type Lavendar top 6 mL
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Plasma
Preferred volume 3 mL EDTA Plasma
Min. Volume
< 3 years old 0.5 mL plasma
≥ 3 years old 1.5 mL plasma
UCSF Rejection Criteria Heparinized or grossly hemolyzed sample.

Repeat sample from patient within 5 days unless patient has prior positive in which case 2 samples may be sent in one week.
Processing notes Separate plasma from cells within 6 hour of collection and freeze at -70C. Transport to China Basin frozen.
Normal range
Stability Room temperature 6 hours. frozen at -70C 1 month.
Turn around times 1-5 days
Additional information Monitoring of plasma Adenovirus DNA titers is useful for evaultion of disseminated infection in highly immunocompromised patients.
CPT coding 87799
LOINC code 49334-6
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 12/22/2015 9:30:29 AM
Entry Number 1662
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