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Respiratory Viral Culture

Test Name:Respiratory Viral Culture
Epic Order Code:LAB5281  
CPT Code:87140  
Specimen(s) Type:Bronchial wash, Throat swab, Saliva, CSF, Urine, Buffy coat, Nasopharyngeal wash, Amniotic fluid, and Stool.
Acceptable Container(s):
SAMPLE MUST BE RECEIVED ON ICE
Top is blue
Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 5 days
Collection Information:See specific specimen type in Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately on ice. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store and transport specimen at 2-8° C within 72 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:No virus isolated.
Additional Information:Viral transport media is available in the laboratory.
 Detectable Viruses:
 Adenovirus
 Influenza A
 Influenza B
 Parainfluenza 1
 Parainfluenza 2
 Parainfluenza 3
 RSV