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respiratory virus panel by pcr on film array
Synonyms: Respiratory panel; Adenovirus; Coronavirus 229E; Coronavirus HKU1; Coronavirus NL63; Coronavirus OC43; Influenza A; Influenza B; Human Metapneumovirus; Parainfluenza Virus 1; Parainfluenza Virus 2; Parainfluenza Virus 3; Parainfluenza Virus 4; Respiratory Syncytial Virus; Rhinovirus/Enterovirus; Flu A; Flu B; RSV; PIV; hMPV; ADV; CoV; EV; HRV 
Computer Code: (FILMRP)
Specimen Collection: Nasopharyngeal swabs in viral transport. Specimen in VTM can be held at room temp for less than or equal to 4 hours. Place on wet ice or refrigerate if greater than 4 hours. Transport to the laboratory ASAP. 
Minimum Volume: NA 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Place on wet ice or refrigerate. Transport to the laboratory ASAP. 
Reference Values: Negative DNA by PCR for organisms listed: The following organism types and subtypes are identified using the FilmArray RP: Adenovirus, Coronaviruses HKU1,NL63,OC43, and 229E, Human Metapneumovirus, Influenza A, Influenza A subtypes H1, H3, and 2009 H1, Influenza B, Parainfluenza Viruses 1, 2, 3, and 4, Rhinovirus/Enterovirus, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Bordetella pertussis, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydophila pneumoniae.  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M /MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr. TAT may increase due to limited testing on instruments. 
Stat TAT: 2 hr. TAT may increase due to limited testing on instruments. 
CPT Code(s): 87633 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/13/2015
Time: 22:24:13 (24hr)