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C19 | CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), Real-Time RT-PCR, NASAL SWAB

Component: SARS-CoV-2
Method: Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA)

Collection Notes: Oropharyngeal (OP) collection in viral transport medium. Nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs are also accepted in viral transport medium (discard OP swab included with viral transport medium).

SPECIMEN/STABILITY TYPE

Temperature:

  • Red Top Viral Transport Medium - Nasal Swab
    Media (5 g)
    Refrigerated72hours
Clinical Utility: Detection of SARS-CoV-2 to assist in the diagnosis of COVID-2019 infections.
CPT Code: 87635
Testing location: AML