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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 Synctical 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: Adenovirus, Coronavirus 229E, Coronavirus HKU1, Coronavirus NL63, Coronavirus OC43, Influenza A (with subtyping for hemagglutinin genes H1, 2009 H1 and H3), Influenza B, Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV), Parainfluenza Virus 1 (PIV1), Parainfluenza Virus 2 (PIV2), Parainfluenza Virus 3 (PIV3), Parainfluenza Virus 4 (PIV4), Respiratory Synctial Virus (RSV), and Rhinovirus/Enterovirus.  
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: 05/29/2015
Time: 02:18:58 (24hr)