Last Modified: 1/31/2022 11:19:33 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: XPERT Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Red Top/Pink Fluid)
Collection Instructions: Nasopharyngeal Collection 
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:  48 hours refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Wood shaft, calcium alginate, or cotton-tipped swab
Reference Range: Negative
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Testing performed by real-time PCR using the Roche Cobas 6800.  This test has not been FDA cleared or approved.  This test has been authorized by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EA) for use by authorized laboratories.  This test has been authorized only for the detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens.  This EUA will be effective until the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of the emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 is terminated or the EUA is revoked. 
Methodology: Real-Time PCR
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: COVR
EPIC Test Code: LAB14290
Alternate Test Names: Community Hospital COVID-19; Coronavirus; COVID - 19 In-House; PPG COVID-19; SARS CoV-2; SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19), PCR; SARS CoV-2;
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87635

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