Laboratory Testing


Because specimen submission requirements for CLIA diagnostic testing are currently being updated, ALL submissions to CDC for diagnostic testing require pre-approval at this time. Contact before submitting non-AFM specimens for enterovirus testing to CDC. Please contact before submitting any AFM specimens.

CDC Laboratory Testing & Procedures

Discusses CDC laboratory testing and procedures for confirming non-polio enterovirus infections…

Specimen Collection, Storage, & Shipment

Describes methods for collecting, storing, and shipping specimens…

For guidelines for enterovirus surveillance in support of the Polio Eradication Initiative, see the CDC and WHO-Europe Enterovirus Surveillance Guidelines [29 pages].