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Respiratory syncytial virus by RT-PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3438

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

1 day

Specimen Requirements: 

Nasopharyngeal swab in 2.0 mL viral transport medium, throat swab in VTM, sputum, BAL (2.0 mL) in sterile container, tissue in VTM or sterile saline.

 

Notes: 

Included in Respiratory Virus PCR Panel.

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/24/2017 3:31:49 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 3:31:49 PM