Test: 2019-nCoV RT-PCR Panel
Qualitative detection of RNA from 2019-nCoV in upper respiratory samples from patients recommended for testing by public health authority guidelines.
Viral genomic RNA present in the sample is extracted using a commercial kit. Viral “gene of interest” specific reagents allow for real-time detection of active infection.
Nasopharyngeal (NP) swab collected in saline or viral transport media (Preferred)
Nasal swab collected dry, paired with saliva sample (Collection kits available upon request)