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Test Code:
090-10-1030-01

Order Name:
Norovirus Antigen (Stool)

 
Useful For:
To determine Norovirus antigens in stool samples.
 
Methodology:
Rapid chromatographic immunoassay
 
AliasesName:
Norwalk Virus, Stool
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-1030-01

Order Name:
Norovirus Antigen (Stool)

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Stool/ Stool container
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Portion of stool
 
Sub Mission Container:
Stool container
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Stool examination Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 3 days
Frozen, -20oC over 72 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-1030-01

Order Name:
Norovirus Antigen (Stool)

 
Method detail:
Rapid chromatographic immunoassay
 
Schedule:
Tested Daily (24 hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Received to Reported within 1 hours
 
Performing Location:
Hematology, Laboratory Department Tel. 17254
 
Specimen Retention Time:
1 day
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-10-1030-01

Order Name:
Norovirus Antigen (Stool)

 
 
Clinical Information:
Individuals usually develop norovirus signs and symptoms 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to the virus. Symptoms typically last for one to three days. Common norovirus signs and symptoms include:
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Body aches
 
Since norovirus infection can cause diarrhea and/or vomiting several times a day, it can lead to dehydration. Signs and symptoms of dehydration can include dry mouth, less frequent urination, and dizziness. This complication can be dangerous for young children, the elderly, and people who have underlying illnesses.
 
Reference Value:
Negative
 
Clinical Reference:
https://labtestsonline.org (Retrieved: 22 Jan 2019)