Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2467

Influenza A/B Rapid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Nasal Swab in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Sterile Specimen Container
  • Nasal Swab in Viral Transport Media
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Nasal Swab in Viral Transport Media
Submit:
  • Nasal Swab in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
  • Nasal Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Refrigerated.
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Use only the flocked swab provided in the kit. If transport is required, place the swab in Viral Transport Media and refrigerate.

    To perform Influenza A/B via DFA a separate nasopharyngeal swab, aspirate or washing needs to be collected and placed in Viral Transport Media.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected from other sources. Swabs other than those provided in the ImmunoCard STAT! Flue A&B test kit.
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 8 Hour(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Solid Phase Immunoassay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87804x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Negative test results should be confirmed by an alternate test method.
Components:
  • 2626 - INFLUENZA A
  • 2627 - INFLUENZA B
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