Rota Virus Antigen - Stool

Rota Virus Antigen - Stool

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This test is used for rapid and accurate detection of rotavirus antigens, a major cause of nonbacterial gastroenteritis

This Test Includes

Rota Virus Antigen

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Rota Virus Antigen - Stool

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only


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.