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Test ID NBLD0381 INFLUENZA A AND INFLUENZA B NUCLEIC ACID DETECTION

Specimen Type/Requirements

Nasopharyngeal swab in universal transport media (UTM)

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Daily

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performing Lab

Enterprise

Specimen Volume

3.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature:  24 hours

Refrigerated: 7 days

CPT Code

87502

Container Type

Universal Transport Medium

Instructions

Collect nasopharyngeal swab specimen using a minitip swab (included) and place in 3.0 mL UTM

See Nasopharyngeal Collection Instructions