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Respiratory Pathogens Panel: QIAstat-Dx

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Methodology

Molecular. QIAstat-Dx Respiratory Pathogens panel with SARS-CoV-2.

Viruses

  • Adenovirus
  • Coronavirus 229E
  • Coronavirus HKU1
  • Coronavirus NL63
  • Coronavirus OC43
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Human Metapneumovirus A+B
  • Influenza A
  • Influenza A H1
  • Influenza A H3
  • Influenza A H1N1/pdm09
  • Influenza B
  • Parainfluenza virus 1
  • Parainfluenza virus 2
  • Parainfluenza virus 3
  • Parainfluenza virus 4
  • Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus A+B

Bacteria

  • Bordetella pertussis
  • Chlamydophila pneumoniae
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae

CPT Code

0223U: QIAstat-Dx Respiratory SARS-CoV-2 Panel PLA code 0223U became effective and released to the AMA website - Infectious disease (bacterial or viral respiratory tract infection), pathogen-specific nucleic acid (DNA or RNA), 22 targets including severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), qualitative RT-PCR, nasopharyngeal swab, each pathogen reported as detected or not detected.

Acceptable Specimens

Nasopharyngeal Swab: Nasopharyngeal swab in transport medium (UTM preferred)

Specimen Storage

  • Room temperature up to 4 hours at 15–25°C
  • Refrigerated up to 3 days at 2–8°C
  • Frozen up to 30 days at –15 to –25°C

Specimen Transport

Transport specimens to the lab on cold pack.

Specimen Rejection

Specimens not handled according to above parameters. Leaking specimens. Cotton swabs.

Setup Days

As needed.

Turn-around-time

Same day if received by 2pm

Lab Slip

Use Apollo web portal for COVID-19 PCR ordering. Write “QIAstat respiratory panel” on lab slip; lab will adjust upon specimen receipt.

Fees