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INFLUENZA A & B

Test Name  INFLUENZA A & B 
Mnemonic  IQ 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   87804 
Department  Main Lab 
Container  Cotton, Rayon, Foam or Polyester swab. Sterile container for nasal wash. 
Alternative Container   
Handling  Specimen: Nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab or nasal wash/aspirate. Swabs must be processed within one hour of collection. Nasal wash/aspirate may be stored refrigerated up to 24 hours. 
Preferred Volume   
Minimum Volume   
Stability   
Reject Criteria   
Component   
Methodology  Methodology: Immunochromatogra 
Units   
Reference Range    
Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information   
Performed   
Reported   Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr 
Note  Do not use wooden shaft swab. Do not use calcium alginate swab. 
LOINC    
Cross References   
Referred Lab   
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