PCR BASED TESTING
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Test Code: P11001 LOINC: 94500-6 CPT: 87635 HCPCS: U0003
is a Real-Time RT-PCR test using the CDC multiple target molecular assay. This test is intended to be performed on respiratory specimens and used to aid in the detection of the COVID-19 respiratory disease.
Positive: Both 2019-nCov markers were detected in the sample, considered a positive test result for COVID-19.
MHS provides sample kits with a nasopharyngeal (NP) swab and a vial of molecular transport media. Collection by a trained healthcare professional is recommended. MHS’s next generation transport media deactivates the virus at the point of collection and provides sample stability at room temperature for up to 30 days.