Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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Name of Test
Respiratory Pathogen Panel by PCR
Alternate Names
Biofire Respiratory Panel
SoftLab Order Code
RPPCR
Epic Order Name
RESPIRATORY PATHOGEN PANEL BY PCR
Epic Order ID
LAB3554
Tests Included
Adenovirus PCR
Bordetella parapertussis PCR, Bordetella pertussis PCR
Coronavirus OC43 PCR, Coronavirus NL63 PCR, Coronavirus 229E PCR, Coronavirus HKU1 PCR
Chlamydophila pneumoniae PCR
Influenza A H1 PCR, Influenza A 2009 H1 PCR, Influenza A H3 PCR, Influenza A PCR, Influenza B PCR
Human Metapneumovirus PCR
Mycoplasma pneumoniae PCR
Parainfluenza 1 PCR, Parainfluenza 2 PCR, Parainfluenza 3 PCR, Parainfluenza 4 PCR
Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus PCR
Respiratory Syncytial Virus PCR
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information
”UTM”
Sample Type
Nasopharyngeal
Collection Container
UTM collection media
Collecting Volume
one swab
Storage or Stability
Ambient or refrigerated if >1 hour transport to lab
Causes For Rejection
Incorrect swab used.
 
Not Available STAT
Availability
Testing may take up to eight hours
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