Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 24, 2020 @ 9:13 am

2910

Respiratory Virus Panel by PCR

Specimen:Collect:
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Viral Transport Media
Submit:
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • Swab must be placed in VTM within 1 hour of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Swab not placed in VTM within 1 hour of collection.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87631
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

A NEGATIVE RESULT DOES NOT PRECLUDE INFECTION BY THE TESTED VIRAL ETIOLOGY. A POSITIVE RESULT INDICATES THE DETECTION OF NUCLEIC ACID FROM THE RELEVANT VIRUS. HOWEVER, NUCLEIC ACID MAY PERSIST EVEN AFTER THE VIRUS IS NO LONGER VIABLE.
Components:
  • 2890 - RHINOVIRUS
  • 2891 - hMPV
  • 2892 - ADENOVIRUS
  • 2893 - PARAINFLUENZA-1
  • 2894 - PARAINFLUENZA-2
  • 2895 - PARAINFLUENZA-3
  • 2896 - PARAINFLUENZA-4
  • 2897 - RSV
  • 2898 - INFLUENZA A
  • 2899 - INFLUENZA B
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