Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Last Modified: 10/30/2018 3:12:55 PM

Specimen Requirements:

2  (> 1) Grams Whole Stool in a Sterile Gray 

Collection Instructions: Collect in sterile container, no special medium required. Please do not send a rectal swab

Two samples total, collected at least 24 hours apart, both collected as early in illness as possible and ideally within 14 days of illness onset. Results for EV/RV and poliovirus testing will be returned as testing completed (within 14 days)
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Freeze at -20°C
Ship on dry ice
Reference Range:

See Interpretive Report

Methodology: .
Custom Panel: No


Sites Performed: State Board of Health
PHL Test Code: XXXXX
CPT Coding: .

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