COVID-19 (Roche Cobas 6800)

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB14290
  • Soft Test Code:
  • COVR
Alternate 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;

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

XPERT Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen Collection Kit (Red Top/Pink Fluid)

Alternate Specimen

Nasopharyngeal Swab placed in an M4RT vial (Red or Violet Cap Vial), Nasopharyngeal Swab placed in Viral Transport Media, Nasopharyngeal Swab placed in Copan UTM, Nasal Swab in Viral Transport Media, Nasal Swab in Saline

TransportAndStorage

 48 hours refrigerated

Collection Instructions

Nasopharyngeal Collection 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Negative


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 Polymerase Chain Reaction

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Molecular Diagnostics

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01427635


CPT Coding

87635