Name: Rotavirus Ag, Stool
Test Name: Rotavirus Ag, Stool
Health Link Test Code: XROTAG
LIS Test Code: ROTA
CPT Code(s): 87425
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay
Detects rotavirus in stool.
Days Performed: Daily.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Collect specimen within 3-5 days of diarrhea onset.
Collection Volume: 2 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 2 mL
> 72 hours at -80°C.
Sample Analyzed: Stool
Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Transport specimen to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection. Refrigerate if delay.
Test has not been evaluated for meconium stool.
LIMIT: One specimen every 7 days.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results
Specimens containing a high amount of blood may give an invalid result. Meconium stool has not been evaluated for this test.