Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

1 day (6 hours for UM inpatients and ED)

MiChart Code
Influenza Virus by PCR
Soft Order Code
PCRFL

Test Updated:

Synonyms

INFLUENZA VIRUS (A,B); PCR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Test Usage

Detection of Influenza A and B.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Normal Volume
1 nasopharyngeal swab
Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
87502
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.