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  • Respiratory Viral Culture

    Test Name:Respiratory Viral Culture
    Epic Order Code:LAB5281  
    CPT Code:87140  
    Specimen(s) Type:Bronchial wash, Throat swab, Saliva, CSF, Urine, Buffy coat, Nasopharyngeal wash, Amniotic fluid, and Stool.
    Acceptable Container(s):
    SAMPLE MUST BE RECEIVED ON ICE
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 5 days
    Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store and transport specimen at 2-8° C within 72 hours.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:No virus isolated.
    Additional Information:Viral transport media is available in the laboratory.
     Detectable Viruses:
     Adenovirus
     Influenza A
     Infuenza B
     Parainfluenza 1
     Parainfluenza 2
     Parainfluenza 3
     RSV