RESPIRATORY VIRAL PANEL PCR

LAB5187

RESPPCR

 

Collect

Nasopharyngeal (NP) or throat swab submitted in viral transport media; or nasal wash/aspirate, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), tracheal aspirate, sputum, or pleural fluid in a sterile container.
Specimen source must be identified on order or requisition.

Click here for nasopharyngeal and nasal wash specimen collection instructions.

Pediatric Collection

1 mL minimum volume.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen improperly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume; fixatives present; improper storage temperature.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately on ice.
Offsite: Transport same day, refrigerated or on ice. If delivery is not expected within 24 hours, freeze at -70 degrees C and ship on dry ice.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen (-70 degees C): greater than 24 hours.

Remarks

This test includes qualitative testing for the following:

Adenovirus
Coronavirus 229E, HKU1, NL63, and OC43
Influenza A
Influenza A H3
Influenza A 2009 H1
Influenza A H1
Influenza B
Human Metapneumovirus
Parainfluenza 1, 2, 3, and 4
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Molecular Diagnostics

Performed

Monday through Friday

Methodology

Multiplex Film Array

Reported

Within 24 hours on days performed

Synonyms

  • RESPPCR

Reference Interval

Not Detected (negative) 
Detected (positive)

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Molecular Diagnostics

CPT Codes

87633, 87798, 87486, 87581

 

Collection

LAB5187

RESPPCR

 

Collect

Nasopharyngeal (NP) or throat swab submitted in viral transport media; or nasal wash/aspirate, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), tracheal aspirate, sputum, or pleural fluid in a sterile container.
Specimen source must be identified on order or requisition.

Click here for nasopharyngeal and nasal wash specimen collection instructions.

Pediatric Collection

1 mL minimum volume.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen improperly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume; fixatives present; improper storage temperature.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately on ice.
Offsite: Transport same day, refrigerated or on ice. If delivery is not expected within 24 hours, freeze at -70 degrees C and ship on dry ice.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen (-70 degees C): greater than 24 hours.

Remarks

This test includes qualitative testing for the following:

Adenovirus
Coronavirus 229E, HKU1, NL63, and OC43
Influenza A
Influenza A H3
Influenza A 2009 H1
Influenza A H1
Influenza B
Human Metapneumovirus
Parainfluenza 1, 2, 3, and 4
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Molecular Diagnostics

Ordering

Performed

Monday through Friday

Methodology

Multiplex Film Array

Reported

Within 24 hours on days performed

Synonyms

  • RESPPCR
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

Not Detected (negative) 
Detected (positive)

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Molecular Diagnostics

Administrative

CPT Codes

87633, 87798, 87486, 87581

 

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