Influenza Virus PCR

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: INFPC VIR3

Specimen Type: Nasal Wash, NPH flocked swab

Tube Type: NPH flocked swab, NPH flocked swab in M4 Viral transport medium, or nasal wash fluid in sterile container

Collection Volume: 1 flocked swab, 0.5mL fluid

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Special Instructions: Specimens received by 2:30 p.m. will be processed the same day.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 2-24 hours

Additional Info: Reference range: NEGATIVE. No Influenza RNA detected

CPT Code: 87502

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