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S51866: Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real-Time RT-PCR (46585) Print View
Source      
Influenza A RNA RT-PCR     
2009 H1N1 Influenza RNA RT-PCR     

PRIMARY
1 Nasal/Nasopharyng Swb-VCM 3 (0.35) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Nasopharyngeal Swab in M4   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Nasal Aspirates - VCM   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  VCM Medium   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Nasal Swab in M4   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Universal Transport Media   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Aid in the detection and differentiation of seasonal influenza A virus infection and infection by the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87502

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
Throat swabs in M4, VCM, or UTM are acceptable, but are not approved for New York patient testing.






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