Respiratory Virus Panel Cascading Add on
Epic Lab Code: LAB8658
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor-Provider Orders - Pathology Microbiology
BT 6004
Bacteriology/Virology Section
Specimen Instructions:
This order forces the release of additional results (parainfluenza 1, 2 and 3; RSV A and B; metapneumovirus; and adenovirus) from a cascading panel that terminated with a positive influenza result. Results are released immediately with no further testing or sample collection necessary.
Delivery Instructions:
Transport the specimen to the Microbiology laboratory (6004 BT). If the tube system is used, ensure specimens are in leak-proof containers that are securely closed and double bagged.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
3 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
This panel covers these analytes: Influenza A (includes H1N1/2009), Influenza B, Parainfluenza 1, 2, 3, and 4, Respiratory Syncytial virus A and b, Adenovirus, Human Metapneumovirus, Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus (not distinguished), Coronavirus, Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
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