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Adenovirus PCR (blood)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


4ml EDTA blood (1ml if paediatric) blood, purple top,

Include full details of underlying conditions or immunosupression


Turnaround Time: 3 days


Detection of Adenovirus DNA in whole blood

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable

Measurement units: Not applicable
Clinical decision points: Not applicable
Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Ref Lab: Manchester PHE