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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Sterile container
Rotavirus
Representative sample
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JROTAB
EPIC Code:
ROTAVIRUS ANTIGEN, STOOL
   
Important notes: Stool is required for testing and perferred, however, a swab covered with stool is also acceptable. Refrigerae after collection - 2 ml liquid stool or 1 gm semi-formed stool.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation:

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Last revised 09/11/2013