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​Enterovirus / Parechovirus PCR

Tissue

Clinical Microbiology

​Ordering Recommendations

​Specimen Requirements​

Type​
  • ​Autopsy
  • Biopsy
  • Surgical
​Container

Autopsy or Surgical

Biopsy

​Required Volume

​Autopsy or Surgical

  • Optimal Volume: 1 to 2 grams

Biopsy

  • Optimal Volume: 0.1 grams

​Stability/Storage
  • Refrigerate at 2 to 8°C if sample cannot be immediately transported to laboratory                                  
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
Testing Site​
  • ​RUH
Results Reporting​
​Clinical Interpretation
​Specimen Retention
​Alternate Test Names
  • Coxsackievirus A or B
  • Echovirus
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Picornavirus

Test Ordering Requirements​

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-513 v2

Last Modified: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 |
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