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Test Code LAB495 Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Antigen

Important Note

This test is only performed on patients less than 18 years old.

Additional Codes

OBL MLAB 47575

Reporting Title

RSV Ag

Methodology

Rapid Immunochromatographic Assay

Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH, DMH, DH, GMH, MGH, WMC, HMH, PMC, GCMH, MH, SH and OMH Core Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Preferred:

Submit >1 mL (minimum volume:  0.12 mL) of nasopharyngeal aspirate or wash in a screw-capped container. Send specimen refrigerated. Forward promptly.

Also acceptable:

Nasopharyngeal swab collected and placed into 1.0 mL Universal Transport Media

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Frozen OK/Ambient NO

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87807