Adenovirus (Type 40/41)/Rotavirus, Direct Detection EIA
Rapid detection of adenovirus (type 40/41) and rotavirus from stool specimens of patient suspected of having viral gastroenteritis.
Additional Test Information:
Rotavirus is an extremely common cause of pediatric gastroenteritis. The illness is most common in winter, is highly contagious, involves five to eight days of diarrhea, and is rarely fatal.1 Patients should also be evaluated for possible bacterial gastroenteritis.
4 mL liquid stool or 2 g semiformed stool
Sterile screw-cap container
Bacterial swab specimen; diapers; unlabeled specimen or name discrepancy between specimen and request label; specimen transported at room temperature; inappropriate specimen transport device; specimen received after prolonged delay (usually more than 72 hours); specimen submitted in formalin; specimen in viral transport media or preservative.
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