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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S52074: Influenza A/B RT-PCR with Reflex to Influenza A H1N1 (2009) PT-PCR (42699)
** This test is not available for New York patient testing. **

If Influenza A RNA, PCR result is detected, Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real-Time RT-PCR will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87798 x2).

The FDA authorized the Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real-Time RT-PCR test under an Emergency Use Authorization. Please refer to the Health Care Provider and Patient Fact Sheets at www.focusdx.com/2009H1N1.
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Source      
Influenza A RNA, PCR   Not Detected   
Influenza B RNA, PCR   Not Detected   

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

Use only sterile swabs: Dacron, nylon, or rayon with plastic shafts.
DO NOT USE calcium alginate swabs.
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
** This Test is not available for NY patient testing. If Influenza A RNA, PCR result is detected, Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real-Time RT-PCR will be performed at an additional charge. Throat swabs in M4, VCM, or UTM are acceptable, but are not approved for New York patient testing.






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