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Epic Code LAB1230619 COVID-19 PCR, Rapid (Butterworth ED, Blodgett Hospital and Regional Hospital Inpatient Only)

Important Note

For outpatient and Medical Center Inpatient ordering please go to: COVID-19 PCR [LAB1230607]

Due to time sensitivity, this test is only available for Inpatients, Emergency Department patients, First Responders and on-site SH Team Members.

Dry swabs are single use and cannot be used for add-on testing.

Puritan PurFlock Ultra swabs are incompatible with this test and will give an invalid result if tested.

Test Name Alias

SARS-CoV2, Coronavirus, nCov, 2019-nCov, 2019 Coronavirus

Interface Order Alias

1230619

Ordering Instructions

Refer to test # LAB1230607 for outpatient requirements.

Review (link): Ordering and Collection document

Icons & Photos

Ordering Supplies:

If you are a Spectrum Health location, please order supplies via Workday

Description Workday  Photo Comment

NP Dry Collection Kit

Sterile plain dry swab with mini-tip

Tube with no media "dry tube"

ITM-1143947 (654131) 

Dry container and transport bag may look different

Swabs will vary

Preferred for NP testing, but can be used for Nare

Nares Dry Collection Kit

Sterile plain dry swab with regular tip in space efficient peel pouches

Tube with no media/dry tube

Swab does not have a breaking point at this time

ITM-1127460 (640126)

Dry container and transport bag may look different

Swabs will vary

For Nares testing only, NOT for NP

Collection Instructions

Preferred

Specimen Type: Nasopharyngeal (NP) or Nares
Container/Tube: NP Dry Collection Kit (#654131) or Nares Dry Collection Kit (#640126)

 

COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS 

  • NOTE: Dry swabs are single use and CANNOT be used for Add-on testing
  • Review (link): Ordering and Collection document
  • If possible, obtain specimen during the acute phase of the illness during the greatest amount of viral shedding. 
  • (Link) Nasopharyngeal swab collection
  • (Link) Nasal swab collection
  • TIME CONSTRAINT: Send specimen to lab as soon as possible. Specimen must be collected and on the instrument within 1 hour!

 

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 1 hour

Retention in Lab: 2 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, turn-around time within 2 hours of receipt in lab

Review (link): Ordering and Collection document

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

Multiple Departments

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory (BR), Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory (GM), Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory (KL), Lakeview, MI

Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory (LH), Ludington, MI

Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory (PH), Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory (RC), Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory (UN), Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Laboratory (ZH), Zeeland, MI

Methodology

PCR

CPT

87635

Epic Test ID

1230102238

LOINC

Not available

Beaker LOINC

COVID19 PCR: 94306-8
COVID-19 RESULT COMMENT: N/A

Mayo Access Code

Not available for off-site ordering

Reviewed Date

9/15/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: COVID19 PCR, RAPID
Beaker Display Name: COVID-19 PCR, Rapid
BEAKER TEST NAME: COVID19 PCR RAPID
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: COVID19 PCR Rapid

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: One hour stability so deliver to the laboratory immediately

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
BC MANUAL SECTION: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
BL MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
BR MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
GM MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
KL MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
LH MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
PH MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
RC MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
UN MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient
ZH MICROBIOLOGY: DRY SWAB (Preferred)-Ambient