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RSV Antigen Detection

Laboratory : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
RSVAG MMIC2
Specimen Type:
1 NPH flocked swab - dry culturette
Tube Type:
1 NPH flocked swab - dry culturette
Collection Volume:
1 NPH flocked swab - dry culturette
Cause for Rejection:
Incorrect swab (do not use wire swab). Specimen received in viral transport medium(VTM).
Storage:
Room Temperature
Availability:
Daily
Methodology:
Immunofluorometric Assay
Special Instructions:
Transport to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
2 hrs.
Additional Info:
Reference range: Respiratory Syncytial Virus ( RSV ) Ag: Negative
CPT Code:
87807
Synonyms:
Rapid RSV Ag
 Specimen Collection Procedures: