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Test Code ZG031 Rotavirus Antigen, Feces

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
ROTA

Reporting Name

Rotavirus Ag, F

Useful For

Investigation of patients with diarrhea, particularly infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised patients

 

Investigation of nosocomial diarrhea

Testing Algorithm

See Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea in Special Instructions for other tests that may be useful in the evaluation of a patient with diarrhea.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Fecal


Specimen Required


Supplies: Stool Collection Kit, Random (T635)

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Sterile fecal container

Acceptable: Swab

Specimen Volume: 5-10 g

Collection Instructions: Place specimen in a tightly sealed plastic bag.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 g

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Fecal Frozen (preferred) 7 days
  Refrigerated  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

87425

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROTA Rotavirus Ag, F 5880-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
24082 Rotavirus Ag, F 5880-0

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)