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Test Code COV19B SARS-CoV-2 Amplified

Important Note

Due to testing allocation limits, this test is restricted to the following groups:

All Bronson Commons Employees scheduled through ProHealth

All Bronson Commons Patients

All Bronson Inpatients

MyChart/Symptom Checker (Employees and Pre-surgical) 

Pre-surgical scheduled Outpatients (through Pre-admission or other Epic orders) 

Employee testing scheduled through Care Advisors for BMH,BBC,BLH and BSH

This test has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA. See the Patient Fact Sheet for more information.

Biohazard Infectious

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB3779

Indended Use

The Hologic SARS-CoV-2 amplified molecular test is intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 virus in nasopharyngeal swab submitted in Viral Transport Media (VTM) collected from individuals suspected of COVID-19 by their healhcare provider.

This test has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA. See the Patient Fact Sheet for more information.

Specimen Requirements & Patient Preparation

Nasopharyngeal swab (NP) submitted in Viral Transport Media (VTM).

 

 

Methodology

Molecular

Hologic Aptima SARS-CoV-2 amplified assay on the Panther

Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA)

 

 

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated up to 3 days

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday 1st and 2nd shift

Saturday through Sunday 1st shift

Rejection Criteria

Cotton Swabs

Wooden Shaft Swabs

Reference Values

Positive/Negative

CPT Coding

87635