BEACON EMR HIPAA Disclaimer Site Map Social Media
BayCare Health System
Community Benefit Financial Assistance Policy Quality Report Card Health Library News Doctor Connect Find Us
Services Hospitals Find A Doctor Classes & Events About Us Careers Contact Us Get E-Newsletter
Mycoplasma Pneumonia
 Back  Back

May We Help You?

Call 1-877-692-2922
Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm

Persons with hearing and speech disabilities can reach the above number through TDD and other specialized equipment by calling the Florida Relay Service at 711.

Contact Us
Search jobs

Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+) Font Size
Print    Email

Respiratory Viral Panel

Test name:
Respiratory viral panel by PCR

Order name:

Specimen requirements:
Nasopharyngeal swab or nasal wash

Minimum volume:
0.5 mL nasal wash, NP swab in viral transport media

Storage and stability information:
Refrigerated, 5 days

Test performed:

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Bead array

Reference range:
Negative for the respiratory viruses tested

Clinical significance:
Respiratory viruses cause acute local and systemic illnesses that range in severity, with the potential to cause severe disease especially in the young and elderly. Respiratory viruses are highly prevalent and are the most common cause of acute illness in the U.S. Viruses tested in this assay include: Influenza A - H3 Seasonal Strain, Influenza A - H1 Seasonal Strain, Influenza A - No Subtype, Influenza B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Type A, Respiratory Syncytial Virus Type B, Parainfluenza 1, Parainfluenza 2, Parainfluenza 3, Rhinovirus, Adenovirus, Human Metapneumovirus

CPT codes:
87502, 87503, 87798 x 8

Serving The Tampa Bay Area © Copyright 2014 BayCare Health System