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Test Code SROTA Rotavirus Antigen, Stool, LAB443

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

1. Submit 1 mL of freshly passed stool (no preservative added) in a screw-capped, sterile container. (Do not contaminate stool specimen with urine.)
2. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.
Note: 1. Fresh specimen may be refrigerated ≤3 days.
2. Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87425