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Human metapneumovirus PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8508

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Sun

Reported: 

1 day

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect Nasopharyngeal swabs and lung tissue in viral transport medium.
Collect 2.0 mL BAL in sterile container.

 

Included in Respiratory Virus PCR Panel [LAB3444]

 

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87798

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 10:23:44 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 10:23:44 AM