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Test Name

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR

CPT Code(s)

87798

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Clinical Significance

This test is used to determine the presence of respiratory synctial virus (RSV) in a patient's specimen. Organisms may be detected by PCR prior to diagnosis by immunological methods. PCR provides more rapid results than other methods, including culture.

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Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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