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Rotavirus Antigen, Feces

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Test Description
Rotavirus Antigen, Feces
Synonym(s)
Rotavirus Ag
Test ID
ROTA
General Information
Useful for:
Investigation of patients with diarrhea, particularly infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised patients
Investigation of nosocomial diarrhea
Specimen Type
Stool
Specimen Requirements
Sterile Container
Stability
Frozen (preferred) 7 days
Refrigerated 72 hours
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Grossly bloody (containing no visible feces) Very
mucoid feces
Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Estimated TAT
1-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
87425
Minimum Sample Volume
1 g
Reference Range
Negative
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
5880-0