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Test Code 3961 Influenza Detection, Rapid Screen

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Viral Holding Medium (VTM)

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: submit a refrigerated nasopharyngeal swab.

Hospital setting: submit a nasopharyngeal swab.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Microbiology

Daily: positives are reported when detected; negatives are reported in 7 days

Reference Values

Negative

Method Name

EIA

CPT Code Information

87276

LOINC Code Information

72356-9