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Test ID: COFLU    
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA and Influenza Virus Type A and Type B RNA Detection, PCR, Varies

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

Highlights

This test provides simultaneous, qualitative detection and differentiation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA, influenza A RNA, and influenza B RNA in upper respiratory tract specimens from patients with flu-like illness that may be due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and/or influenza.

 

Fact sheets for this FDA emergency use authorized assay can be found at the following URL:

For healthcare providers: https://www.fda.gov/media/141885/download

For patients: https://www.fda.gov/media/141886/download

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

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-CoV-2 and Influenza A+B PCR, V

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

Coronavirus
COVID-19
COVID
Flu A
Flu B
Influenza
SARS-CoV-2
SARS