INFLUENZA A AND B ANTIGEN (RAPID TEST)

Synonyms:

Rapid FLU

LIS Mnemonic: WFLUBN (Wilton)
Department: MICROBIOLOGY
Container: Vial containing 1 ml viral transport media
Transport: Room temperature ASAP Storage: Refrigerate
CPT-4: 87804 x 2
Comments: Methodology: Immunochromatographic membrane assay for repid detection of influenza A & A antigens. Submit: Place mini-tip swab in 1 ml of viral transport media

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.