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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Rapid Antigen

Test Name:Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Rapid Antigen
Epic Order Code:LAB495  
CPT Code:87807  
Specimen(s) Type:Nasal swab or 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. Only performed on patients < 5 years of age.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:Specimens must be received within 1 hour.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative for RSV
Additional Information:FLOQSwabs available in the laboratory.