The Wadsworth Center Enteric Virus Laboratory performs molecular diagnostic assays for the detection and characterization of several viruses associated with gastroenteritis. The Enteric Virus Laboratory also functions as a certified CaliciNet laboratory and serves as a designated CaliciNet Outbreak Support Center.
|Virus||Real-Time RT PCR||Molecular Genotyping*||Preferred Sample Type||All Validated Sample Types**|
*Genoytping is performed on all norovirus positive outbreaks when at least two positive samples are detected by real-time RT PCR or upon special request.
**Submission of a different sample type will require an approved Non-permitted Laboratory (NPL) form.