Test Overview
Test Methodology

RT-PCR

Reference Range *

Not Detected

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 -3 days

Soft Order Code
VCVRP
MiChart Code
VCVRP
Synonyms
  • SARS-CoV-2
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor 8398
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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.

Alternate Specimen
BAL, Nasal wash, OP swab
Rejection Criteria
Calcium alginate or wooden shaft swab
Storage Temperature
Frozen preferred, ambient acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Viracor Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
87635 (CMS U0002)
Fee Code
AA731
NY State Approved
No