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Parainfluenzae 1-3 by RT-PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8469

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

1 day

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect nasopharyngeal swab or lung tissue in viral transport medium, BAL (2.0 mL) in sterile screw cap container.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.

 

Notes: 

Included in Respiratory Virus PCR Panel [LAB3444].

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 10:05:50 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 10:05:50 AM