Days Set Up
Monday - Sunday
Analytic Time

2 - 3 days

MiChart Code
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


2019 Novel Coronavirus Real-Time PCR

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Find a Requisition

All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

Submitting Specimens

Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.

Order Kits and Supplies

MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.

Test FAQ

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage
Reference Range


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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Questions regarding patient management and tested should be directed to Infection Prevention and Epidemiology (IPE). Resources and guidance are available at their COVID-19 website:

Collection Offsite

Specimens from ambulatory patients suspected of having COVID-19 should not be sent to MLabs for SARS-CoV-2 testing at this time. Please direct questions regarding testing to your local health department and if testing is approved, make arrangements for sending directly to the state health department for COVID-19 testing. The number for Washtenaw County is 734-544-6700. If you are unable to reach your local health department, please call the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Communicable Disease (CD) Division at: 517-335-8165 during business hours, or at: 517-335-9030 after-hours and on holidays.

Minimum Volume

Billing Information

CPT Code
Pro Fee Code

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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.