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Test Name:Rotavirus
Epic Order Code:LAB443  
CPT Code:87425  
Specimen(s) Type:Feces  
Acceptable Container(s):Sterile container
Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: 4 hours
Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store and transport specimen at 2-8° C within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative for Rotavirus
Additional Information:Rotavirus is a major cause of nonbacterial gastroenteritis, especially in the very young and the elderly. The disease is most prevalent during winter months.