Virus Respiratory Screen
CATEGORY: MIC      MNEMONIC: VRESP
LAB: WMC
DEPT: MICRO
DAYS SET: Daily
TAT: Same day
CPT: 87300

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SYNONYMS:
     Influenza screen   /   RSV Screen   /   FLU Screen
     Influenza A/B Screen   /   Respiratory Syn Virus Screen
     Parainfluenza   /   Swine Flu   /   H1N1 Flu   /   Mycoplasma pneumoniae   /   Chlamydia pneumoniae

PREFERRED SPECIMEN:
     Nasopharyngeal Swab

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
     Collect in universal transport medium.
     This test includes: Adenovirus, Coronavirus HKU1, Coronavirus NL63,Coronavirus 229E,Coronavirus OC43,Human Metapneumovirus, Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus, Influenza A,Influenza A/H1, Influenza A/H1-2009, Influenza A/H3, Influenza B, Parainfluenza 1, Parainfluenza 2, Parainfluenza 3, Parainfluenza 4, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Bordetella Pertussis, Chlamydophilia pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

REFERENCE RANGE:
     Negative