TISSUE COMPREHENSIVE VIRUS DETECTION

Specimen Required
Biopsy/tissue specimens in saline or viral transport medium (SNAP frozen -20°C).

Alternate Specimen
The Laboratory Director or Supervisor must approve testing of specimens other than those listed in Specimen Required.

Rejection Criteria
The following speicmens will not be tested:
Bone marrow (see Comprehensive Virus Detection)
Non-tissue specimens
Swab specimens
specimens in preservatives such as formalin or other tissue preservatives
Specimens in bacterial transport or culture medium.
Specimens received in non-sterile or leaking containers.

Methodology
Source-driven panels. Polymerase Chain Reaction

Stability
Room Temperature (18-25°C): 4 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 3 days;
Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time2 days
Test CodeTCVD
CPT-4 Code (s)
Depending on specimen source and time of year, testing may include: Adenovirus PCR 87798, CMV PCR 87496, Enterovirus PCR 87498, HSV1 and HSV2 PCR 87529 x 2, Influenza A & B PCR 87502, Rhinovirus PCR 87798, RSV PCR 87798, VZV PCR 87798, Parainfluenza PCR 87631
LOINC Codes
Adenovirus PCR   21055-9, CMV PCR: 5000-5, Enterovirus PCR: 29591-5, HSV1: 16130-7, HSV2: 16131-5, H12009: 55465-9, Seasonal H1: 49521-8, Seasonal H2: 49526-7, Rhinovirus PcR: 40990-4, RSV PCR: 40988-8, VZV PcR: 11483-5, Parainfluenza PCR #1: 29908-1, Parainfluenza #2: 29909-9, Parainfluenza PCR #3: 29910-7, Source: 31208-2  

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