Influenza A, B and RSV, Rapid PCR
- Lab Name
- Rapid Influenza A, B, RSV PCR
- Lab Code
- Epic Ordering
- Influenza A/B & RSV by Rapid PCR
This assay tests for the presence of influenza types A and B and respiratory syncytial virus.
Test availability is limited by reagent supplies. Orders may be changed to alternative, but medically comparable tests, without notification, e.g. changing the FABRMC to FLURSV. Turn-around time and applicable CPT codes may be impacted.
- influenza A-Rapid, influenza B-Rapid, influenza PCR-Rapid, respiratory syncytial virus-Rapid
- Reference Range
- See individual components
Ordering & Collection
- Specimen Type
- Nasopharyngeal Flocked swab, with flexible minitip, UTM
Flocked nasopharyngeal (NP) swab in UTM (Univeral Transport Medium)
See order code FLURSV for information on testing of other specimen types.
- Handling Instructions
Send to the laboratory as soon as possible.
requested: NP swab in UTM
minimum: NP swab in UTM
Processing, all sites: Log as FLURSV and send to Virology. FABRMC only performed onsite in hospital labs with director or microbiology fellow approval.
Store specimen at 2 - 8 °C. DO NOT FREEZE
HMC SPS: Deliver to Microbiology as STAT on receipt.
Stability: Specimen in UTM is stable for up to 24 hours when stored at room temperature or for up to 7 days when stored at 2 - 8°C.
- Transport Temperature
- LIS Dept Code
- Serology (SR)
- Performing Location(s)
HMC Microbiology UW-NW Main Lab UW-MT Microbiology
- Run upon receipt
- Available STAT?
Billing & Coding
- CPT codes