INFLUENZA A/B PCR

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Test Code
9030
Test Description
Detects genetic material from the influenza A and Influenza B virus.
Abbreviation
FLUP
Minimum Volume
1 swab
Transport Container
Sterile foam tipped nasopharyngeal swab.
Transport Temperature
Room temperature
Collection Instructions
Using foam tip provided, swab both nasal cavities.
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Rejection Criteria
Incorrect swab used.
CPT
87502