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Test ID: SARS2    
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA, Varies

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

Diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) illness due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

 

Recommended only for patients who meet current clinical and/or epidemiologic criteria defined by federal, state, or local public health directives: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/clinical-criteria.html

Highlights

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

 

Fact sheets for this emergency use authorization (EUA) assay can be found at the following links:

For health care providers: https://www.fda.gov/media/136256/download

For patients: https://www.fda.gov/media/136257/download

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 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 RNA, V

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

Coronavirus
COVID-19
SARS
COVID
SARS-CoV-2