Test Overview
Test Methodology

Abbott ID Now, PCR Rapid molecular in citro diagnostic test untilizing an isothermal nucleic acid amplivatiadoint technology intended for qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA

Test Usage

Abbott ID Now instrument is a rapid molecular in vitro diagnostic test utilizing an isothermal nucleic acid amplification technology intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA in direct nasopharangeal swab from individuals who are suspected of COVID-19 by their health care provider.

Reference Range *

Not Detected

Test Limitations

Swab must be testing within 60 minutes of collection

Test Details
Days Set Up
Continuous, all day
Analytic Time

20 minutes

Soft Order Code
ECOVD
MiChart Code
159828
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Reference Laboratory
N/A
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Nasopharyngeal Swab, dry swab only (nasal swab or Oropharyngeal is acceptable specimen when Nasopharyngeal collection is not available

Collection Instructions

N/A

Special Handling

Swab must be tested within 60 minutes of collection, Dry swab ONLY

Contraindications
Positive results are indicative of personcod of SARS-CoV-2-RNA; clinical correlation with patient history and other diagnostic information is necessary to determine patient infection status. Positive results do not rule out bacterial infection or co-infection with other viruses.
Normal Volume
Dry NP swab
Minimum Volume
N/A
Storage Temperature
Room Temperature
Billing
CPT Code
87635
LOINC
94534-5
NY State Approved
No