ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests. More about ARUP
ARUP offers 0050249 Enterovirus Detection by PCR, which can detect enterovirus D68; however, this test will not distinguish D68 from a broad range of other enteroviruses. NP swabs in VTM are acceptable for this test. Respiratory fluids can be tested with a suboptimal specimen disclaimer upon client approval.
In Diagnostic Innovation, Something Incredible Is Waiting to Be Known
ARUP's CEO and President Dr. Ashwood warns that FDA oversight of laboratory-developed tests would stifle innovation and compromise patient care: "Movement from the FDA that would hinder our ability to continue ground-breaking discoveries."