Test Details

Mnemonic

HNMPR

Ordering Code

3424730

CPT-4 Code(s)

87798

Specimen Information

Collect

Nasopharyngeal swab
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Specimen Preparation

Send a nasopharyngeal swab refrigerated in M4 media or Universal Transport Media (UTM).
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Alternate Specimen

Nasopharyngeal aspirate or BAL (0.7 mL)
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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