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91989: Influenza A, B And Rsv Rna, Qualitative Real Time Rt-pcr Print View
Influenza A RNA, PCR      
Influenza B RNA, PCR      
RSV RNA, PCR      

PRIMARY
1 Nasal/Nasopharyng Swb-VCM 3 (0.35) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  NP Aspirate/Wash in VCM   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Nasal/Nasopharyng Swb-UTM   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  NP Aspirate/Wash in UTM   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Persons at higher risk for influenza include children aged <2, adults aged >65, and those with significant co-morbidities. RSV infection is more prevalent in infants and toddlers, but is also observed in the adult population particularly in elder care facilities or among the immunocompromised population.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87631

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Calcium alginate swabs; Throat and lower respiratory samples Methodology: Real Time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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