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Urgent detection of influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus, nasopharyngeal swab

Fee code: 21199

Method description

Real-time PCR

Delivery time

Note to delivery time

Consult laboratory


This feature can also be performed in nasopharyngeal aspiration and lavage and bronchoalveolar lavage. Consult the Laboratory

Specimen type

Nasopharyngeal swab

Specimen volume

1 escobillón

Specimen minimum volume

1 escobillón

Collection instructions

Use only special swabs for virus

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Swabs without transport medium for virus, Insufficient sample


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Urgent detection of influenza virus by real-time PCR in respiratory samples Undetectable      

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