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  • Rapid Influenza A/B Rapid Antigen

    Test Name:Rapid Influenza A/B Rapid Antigen
    Epic Order Code:LAB924
    CPT Code:87804
    Specimen(s) Type:

    Nasal swab, Nasal wash, Throat swab, Bronchoalveolar lavage;
    3-4 mL

    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour
     Routine: 1 hour  
    Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
    Transport Information:Deliver to laboratory immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to lab immediately on ice, the specimen must be stored and transported at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in laboratory within 72 hours of collection.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Negative for Flu
    Additional Information:Viral transport media is available in the laboratory.