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Test Code RapidPnl PCR BAL Rapid Resp Virus, Pertussis, Chlam pneumo + Mycopl pneumo PCR Qual

Biohazard Infectious

Clinical System Name

BAL Rapid Resp Virus, Pertussis, Chlam pneumo + Mycopl pneumo PCR Qual

Synonyms

BAL Rapid Resp Virus, Pertussis, Chlam pneumo + My
Chlamydia pneumo
Mycoplasma pneumo
Pertussis
Rapid Resp Virus, Pertussis, Chlam pneumo + Mycopl
Rapid Virus Panel + Rapid Atypical Bacteria Panel
RapidPnl PCR
Respiratory Viral Battery

Sample Requirements

Specimen: BAL

Container(s): Sterile Container

Preferred Vol: N/A

Minimum Vol: N/A

 

 

Note: Trachs, sputum, pleural fluid and lung aspirate are acceptable specimens though their performance characteristics are still being determined. This test does not detect Bordetella parapertussis or Bordetella holmesii. If clinically indicated, consider ordering a "Pertussis by PCR" to detect these species and send a separate NP swab specimen without UTM transport medium.

 

Viral testing includes: Adenovirus, Coronavirus, Human Metapneumovirus, Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus, Influenza A, Influenza B, Parainfluenza Virus, and Resiratory Syncytial Virus.

 

Bacterial testing includes: Bordetella pertussis, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Specimen Type

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Core Lab Hood

 

All samples should be given to Core Lab to determine the testing location and sample type.

 

On-site collection:  Please consult the Photo Swab Guide to determine which swab to collect. 

 

Off-site collection:  Please consult the Photo Swab Guide to determine which swab to collect.

Note: samples received after 10 pm at SCH will not be resulted until the following day.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Nasal Wash, BAL Room temp 2 H
Nasal Wash, BAL Refrigerated 24 H
Nasal Wash, BAL Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N 24/7 2 H

 

Note: samples received after 10 pm at SCH from offsite locations will not be resulted until the following day.

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory  

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

Methodology

Method: Molecular method by Film Array

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL

CPT Codes

87633

87798

87486

87581

Critical Values

Pertussis PCR positive samples should be called to the provider.