Test directory: RSV RNA, Real-time PCR

Ordering Code 6254
Test Name RSV RNA, Real-time PCR
Alias Respiratory Syncytial Virus RNA
RSV by PCR
RSV qualitative by PCR
Preferred Specimen Nasopharyngeal swab
Preferred Container M4/M6
Other Specimen/Container M4/M6
Optimum Volume 3 mL
Collection Instructions Use only swabs provided in the M4 collection kit.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen Stability Ambient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection Criteria Ambient, Dry cotton swab, Expired container/transport media,
Insufficient quantity, Leaking specimen, No swab in media,
Specimen older than stability limits, Swab in gel transport media, Wooden shaft swab, Wrong specimen type
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time Up to 1 Day
Methodology Real-time PCR

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Source: ALL See report.
RSV RNA ALL NOT DETECTED NOT DETECTED

This analyte...

This analyte specific reagent (ASR) test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Inc
It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)