RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS ANTIGEN

Mnemonic

RSV

Synonym

RSV Ag

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

NP swab, nasal wash, Nasal aspirate

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient 4 hr, fridge 24 hr.

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

EIA

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories-SAGH

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative

CPT Codes

87420

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:27 AM