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Test Code EDFLUR ED, URGENT CARE INFLUENZA, RSV, PCR

Additional Codes

Primary ID Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

EDFLUR LAB3756 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen Temperature Collect Vol Submit Vol Min Vol Stability
*Viral Collection Kit (M6) Nasopharyngeal Swab Refrigerate       7 days

*Additional acceptable media: CDC VTM, UTM, PBS, M4RT, and STM

Viral Collection Kit (M6)

COLLECTION

1. Insert the tip of the floqswab swab into a nostril to obtain a specimen from the posterior   nasopharynx.

2. Do not force the swab; resistance will be felt when the posterior nasopharynx is reached.

3. Rotate the swab and leave it in place for 10-30 seconds or until the patient coughs.

4. Repeat the process for the second nostril

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / One day / Available STAT

Method

Nucleic Acid Amplification

CPT(s)

Narrative

CPT

Respiratory Virus

87631 x 1

 

Instrumentation

Cepheid GeneXpert

Reference Range

No virus detected

Section

Microbiology-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

No

LOINC Code Information

In process