Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Nasopharyngeal swabs or washes in VTM
Throat swab in VTM
Bronchoalveolar washings in VTM
Do NOT use bacterial transport media (such as Amies)
Store specimens in the refrigerator.
Transport specimens to the lab on cold pack.
Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.
Results will be available 1-2 days upon arrival at the lab.
Monster Form (PDF: 108 Kb)