HomeServicesTest guideAdenovirus - direct diagnosis - PCR
string(4) "8222"

Adenovirus - direct diagnosis - PCR

Back to main menu

Eurofins Biomnis code


Clinic significance

In children, usually causes benign infections of the upper respiratory tract, a pertussis-like syndrome or gastroenteritis (serotype h40-41). In both adults and children, it commonly causes conjunctivitis and epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (serotypes h8 and h19). Less common are serious adenoviral pneumonia (serotype 7), meningoencephalitis, hemorrhagic cystitis and infectious hemolytic anemia.
The diagnosis can be made by specific CR


  • Nasopharynx, bronchial secretions, BAL, eye, stools, 5 ml urine (early morning urine without preservatives), 1 ml (minimum) of EDTA whole blood: +4°C 0.5ml CSF: FROZEN

Further information

  • The use of the S14UK transport bag is Mandatory.
  • other biological samples must not be diluted, to be sent in a plain tube
  • Swab collection requires the use of a virus transport medium provided in the K13 kit.

Specific equipment available

K1: Virus screening kit by culture or PCR

Documents to download


Real-time PCR

Turnaround time

3 days

Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Lyon
Dr Véronique JACOMO
Dr Xavier NAUDOT
+334 72 80 47 43
+334 72 80 73 01

Mettez à jour votre navigateur pour consulter ce site