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Adenovirus Quantitative PCR

Alias: Adeno

Discipline: Virology

Test information:

  • Detect and quantify Adenovirus DNA from blood.
  • Diagnose Adenovirus in patients.
  • Monitor disease and / or response to therapy.
  • Patients with compromised immune systems are especially susceptible to severe complications of Adenovirus infection. Quantitative Adenovirus load determination may help guide the need for and monitoring of treatment.

Availability: Referred to Severn Pathology North Bristol NHS Trust: Monday - Friday during routine hours: 08:45 - 17:15.

Turnaround Time:3 Day upon receipt at Severn Pathology North Bristol NHS Trust

Specimen Type(s)
  • EDTA Whole Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Purple Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Purple Top Microtainer BD;
  • Adenovirus DNA;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
  • Specimens should be transported to the laboratory as soon as possible.
  • Outside of normal hours samples should be refrigerated (2 °C to 8 °C).
Maximum add on time
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Units: copies/mL / log10 copies/mL
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

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Last updated: 02-06-2023