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Test ID: SCOV2    
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2), Molecular Detection, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)

 

This test should not be performed unless the patient meets clinical and epidemiologic criteria for testing.

Highlights

Provides qualitative detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA from select upper and lower respiratory specimens from patients under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

 

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. Independent review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pending.

Fact sheets for this assay can be found at the following links:

For health care providers: Provider Fact Sheet for Mayo Clinic COVID-19, see Special Instructions

For patients: Patient Fact Sheet for Mayo Clinic COVID-19, see Special Instructions

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

SARS Coronavirus-2, PCR, Varies

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Coronavirus
SARS CoV2
SARS
COVID-19