This test is used for rapid and accurate detection of rotavirus antigens, a major cause of nonbacterial gastroenteritis
This Test Includes
Rota Virus Antigen
Total parameters available: 1
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
Investigation of patients with diarrhea, particularly infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised patients. Investigation of nosocomial diarrhea.
What is this test
Rota virus is a major cause of nonbacterial gastroenteritis, especially in infants and very young children (6 months-2 years of age). Infection may be entirely asymptomatic or produce a spectrum of disease ranging from mild gastroenteritis to severe diarrhea and vomiting with dehydration.