Adenovirus typing


Description

Cases of laboratory-confirmed adenovirus infection can be typed to the serotype level by sequencing of a PCR-amplified product. The success of this assay depends partly on the viral load, with those over 50,000 copies/ml most likely to yield a result.

Also known as

Adenovirus serotyping


Request a test

Please call in advance to arrange testing as this is not a routine test


Additional information

Not applicable


Sending address

Microbiology, Virology and Infection Control Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Great Ormond Street London WC1N 3JH DX number: DX6640203 DX Exchange: Bloomsbury 91WC

Laboratory service

Microbiology, Virology and Infection Control


Sample requirements

DNA extract (ideally over 50,000 copies/ml)


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

7-14 days


Disease / group

Viral infection


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Please call in advance to arrange testing as this is not a routine test


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