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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, Nasopharyngeal swab

Acceptable Container(s):FLOQSwabs: Copan Flocked Swabs
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. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:Specimen must be received in laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative for Flu
Additional Information:FLOQSwabs are available in the laboratory.