Centrifuge-Enhanced Culture; Immunofluorescence Stain
Rapid Viral Respiratory Culture Screen with Reflex; Viral Respiratory Culture Rapid,Rapid Culture Viral Respiratory,Culture; Viral Respiratory, Rapid with Reflex; Respiratory Viral Culture Rapid
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
1-3 mL Nasopharyngeal aspirate/washing or swab
1-3 mL Nasopharyngeal aspirate, nasopharyngeal washing, bronchial lavage/wash, or tracheal lavage/wash collected in a sterile container; or Throat swab on patients >2 years of age in VCM or equivalent.
Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated=4 Days (72 Hours for raw (unpreserved) specimens); Frozen=30 Days
Throat specimens on <2 year old patients; Received in non-viral transport medium such as nucleic acid or bacterial transport media; Non-respiratory specimens; Dry swabs; Received in formalin or other fixatives; Received at room temperature; Received frozen at -20 C
Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.
87254; 87140 (x7)