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Test Code RESEXP RESPIRATORY VIRAL PANEL EXPANDED, PCR

Important Note

This test should only be used for immunocompromised patients or extremely ill inpatients in whom influenza and RSV testing is negative.

Viruses tested for are:
Rhinovirus
Adenovirus
Parainfluenza Virus type  1 - 4
Human Metapneumovirus

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

RESEXP LAB3758 FAH5838

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen Temperature Collect Vol Submit Vol Min Vol Stability
*Viral Collection Kit (M6) Nasopharyngeal Refrigerate 2 mL 2 mL 1 mL 4 days
Sterile Container Respiratory Fluid Refrigerate 2 mL 2mL 1 mL 4 days

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

This test can be ordered as an add on test up to four days after sample collection.

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 / Not available STAT

Method

Nucleic Acid Amplification

CPT(s)

Narrative

CPT

Respiratory Virus

87632 x 1

 

Instrumentation

Hologic Panther Fusion

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