Enterovirus Detection by PCR
Label Mnemonic: EVPCR
Epic Lab Code: LAB4802
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma or CSF
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Alternate Collection Media:
Sterile Container
Minimum:
Preferred Plasma Minimum: 1 mL Plasma from 3 mL lavender (EDTA) tube.

Preferred CSF Minimum: 1 mL (0.5 mL Minimum)
Rejection Criteria:
Heparinized samples.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
1-2 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Methodology:
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
CPT Code:
87498