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Test Code: ADENAB Preferred Name Adenovirus serology

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Medicare Item
2 weeks

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Blood (adult)8 mLSST with gel 8.5 mL (Dark Yellow Top)
Blood (paediatric)2 mL4x SST with gel 600 uL Paed (Red or Yellow top)
Blood (neonatal)2 mL4x SST with gel 600 uL Paed (Red or Yellow top)
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Serology for Adenovirus is not routinely performed as PCR testing is a much more sensitive and rapid test for diagnosis of acute infection.

However serology may help in the retrospective diagnosis of infection.

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