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

Specimen type/Requirements

Culture swab

Specimen Volume

3.0 mL

Stability

48 hours refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck

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.

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

CPT

87631

Container Type

Universal Transport Medium (UTM)