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Test ID NBLD0375 Influenza A and B and RSV by Nucleic Acid Detection

Container Type

Universal Transport Medium (UTM)

Specimen type/Requirements

Culture swab

Specimen Volume

3.0 mL

Stability

48 hours refrigerated

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Collect Nasopharyngeal specimen on Mini tip swab (included) and place in UTM.
Stability at room temp is 24hrs, stability at 2-8C is 7 days.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

CPT

87631

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck