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Influenza Virus Type A and Type B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Molecular Detection, PCR,

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Test Description
Influenza Virus Type A and Type B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Molecular Detection, PCR,
Synonym(s)
Influenza A/B and RSV
Test ID
FLUNP
General Information
Useful for:
Rapid and accurate detection of influenza A, influenza B, and respiratory syncytial virus in a single test for nasopharyngeal swab specimens
Specimen Type
Swab
Specimen Requirements
Sterile Container
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 7 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
E-swab, calcium alginate-tipped swab, wood swab, dry
swab, or transport swab containing gel
Methodology
Multiplex Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Estimated TAT
1-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Sunday
CPT Code(s)
87631
Minimum Sample Volume
Nasopharyngeal swab submitted in minimum volume of 0.3 mL of viral transport media (eg, M4-RT)
Reference Range
Negative
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
31208-2, 76078-5, 76080-1, 76089-2