ROTA - Overview: Rotavirus Antigen, Feces

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ROTA    
Rotavirus Antigen, Feces

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of patients with diarrhea, particularly infants, the elderly, and immunocompromised patients


Investigation of nosocomial diarrhea

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm in Special Instructions for other tests that may be useful in the evaluation of a patient with diarrhea.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Rotavirus Ag, F