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L740 : Comprehensive Respiratory Panel

INFORMATION

Alternate Name:
Comprehensive Respiratory Panel
Clinical Utility:
Assess for various viral and bacterial infectious agents associated with symptomatic upper respiratory infections.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction

ORDERING

Test Code:
L740-0
Turnaround Time:
1 days
Preferred Specimen:
Swab-Star Swab
Alternative Specimen:
Swab-Viral Culturette
Specimen Comment:
Primary container: Viral Swab-Media Male and Flu Naso (item #510)
NOTE: The Comprehensive Respiratory Panel does not include testing for the detection of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) first identified in Wuhan, China. It does test for several other Coronaviridae (229E, HKU1, NL63 and OC43).
Storage Instruction:
Refrigerate

BILLING

CPT Codes:
87581 (1), 87486 (1), 87633 (1), 87798 (1)