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Test Compendium

2635: VIRUS, RESPIRATORY PANEL, DFA

Test Code

  • 2635

Test Synonym

  • RESPIRATORY INFECTION EVALUATION, VIRAL (DFA)

Specimen Requirements

  • Swab In Transport Medium Or Vial

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 87260,87275,87276,87279,87280,87299
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 viral transport or 1 mL aspirate/wash in sterile screw-cap tube or container

Additional Information

  • Specimen should be collected during acute phase of disease. Nasopharyngeal (NP) aspirate or wash, NP swab, nasal swab, bronchoalveolar lavage in Viral, Chlamydia, or Mycoplasma culture transport or other appropriate transport medium; sterile screw-cap tube or container for nasal washings or bronchoalveolar lavage

Specimen Stability

  • Stability REF : up to 72 hours FRZ: stable