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96345:NOROVIRUS ANTIGEN
Alias Names:Norwalk-like Virus
Methodology:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date:10/15/2008
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released:1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories' reference lab.
CPT Code:87449-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:Stool in a sterile plastic container.
Handling:Freeze.
Stability:48 hours refrigerated, 12 months frozen. Unstable ambient.
Standard Volume:2 gm stool.
Minimum Volume:1 gm stool
Transport:Frozen.
Comments:Norovirus, also called Norwalk-like Virus, is a major cause of viral gastroenteritis.