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Test Code LAB93313 Respiratory PCR Panel

Reporting Title

Respiratory PCR Panel


Nucleic Acid Amplification Test with detection by FilmArray, using the Biofire platform

This test is intended for use with seriously ill patients being hospitalized or with potential hospitalization.

Pathogens detected include:

Influenza A/H1-2009

Influenza B

Influenza A/H3

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus

Coronaviruses 229E, HKU1, NL63, OC43

Bordetalla pertussis

Chlamydophila pneumonia

Parainfluenza Viruses 1,2,3,4

Human Metapneumovirus


Mycoplasma pneumonia


Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH Microbiology

Specimen Requirements

1.Nasopharyngeal Swab in Universal Transport Media (UTM), Bronchial specimens (BAL, BW)

Transport at room temperature

2. Label container with first and last name, MR# or DOB, date and actual time of collection and type of specimen.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87633 - FilmArray Respiratory Panel Viruses

87798 - FilmArray Respiratory Panel Viruses, Bordetella pertussis

87486 - FilmArray Respiratory Panel Viruses, Chlamydia pneumoniae

87581 - FilmArray Respiratory Panel Viruses, Mycoplasma pneumonia


Bronchial respiratory samples:

This test has been modified from the manufacturer’s instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by OhioHealth Laboratory Services in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.



24 Hours, all shifts


Ambient/Refrigerate NO/ Frozen NO


Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

Not Detected (For each targeted analyte)