Children's Mercy Kansas City
Name
Enterovirus Qualitative PCR

CMH Lab Section
Molecular Infectious Diseases

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL CSF

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
1-2 days
Batched testing is run daily
Specimens must arrive in Lab by 5:00 am to be included that day's run

Special Instructions
Includes parechovirus testing on children <6 months age

Methodology
RT-PCR

Ranges
None detected

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