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Adenovirus

Test Code: 1120

Cpt Code:

87798 (x1)

Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Adenoviruses, particularly subgroup C serotypes 1, 2, 5, and 6, are important causes of acute upper and lower respiratory tract illnesses, especially in infants, children, and immunocompromised patients. In immunocompromised patients, multiple localized infections can occur as a manifestation of disseminated infection from a single serotype.

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor-IBT's interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for general informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor-IBT assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

PCR tests are performed pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

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