Test Code: ADENAB Preferred Name Adenovirus serology
|Image||Specimen Type||Specimen Volume||Tube Type|
||Blood (adult)||8 mL||SST with gel 8.5 mL (Dark Yellow Top)
||Blood (paediatric)||2 mL||4x SST with gel 600 uL Paed (Red or Yellow top)
||Blood (neonatal)||2 mL||4x SST with gel 600 uL Paed (Red or Yellow top)
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.