Test #

237

Test CPT Codes

86769, U0004

COVID-19 Comprehensive Evaluation

Test Type

Molecular, Diagnostic Immunology

Test Technology

Chemiluminescence, RT-PCR

Test Disease

COVID-19 Infection

Clinical Utility

Diagnostic & Follow-up

Test Specimen

  • Serum/Plasma

  • Oropharyngeal (OP) collection in viral transport medium, ESwab™, or saline.

  • Nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs also accepted in viral transport medium (discard OP swab included with viral   transport medium), ESwab™, or saline.

  • OP or NP washes/aspirates in sterile cups.

  • Bronchial washing or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens in sterile cups

PB TAT

3-5 days

BM TAT

3-5 days

Tissue TAT

FFPE TAT

Test Storage

  • Sera/plasma

  • After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

  • Swab

  • Frozen at -20° C (preferred). Refrigerated specimens acceptable (if received for testing within 72 hours of collection). Room temperature swabs are acceptable (if received within 24 hours of collection).

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