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2019-nCoV RT-PCR Panel

Test: 2019-nCoV RT-PCR Panel

Overview

Qualitative, RT-PCR Panel for 2019-nCoV

Testing for:
2019-nCoV RT-PCR
Sample Type:
Upper Respiratory Specimens
Test Code/s:
6000
Preferred Volume:
NP or NS in VTM, 1-3 mL
Minimum Required:
NP, 1 mL
Storage:
Room Temperature <72 hours; > 72 hours, frozen
Shipping:
<72 hours, Room temperature; > 72 hours, ice packs
Turnaround Time:
1-2 business days
 
  • Uses

    Qualitative detection of viral RNA from SARS CoV-2 upper respiratory samples confirms a diagnosis of COVID-19.

    Sample Instructions

    Coppe Laboratories supports the Clinical Trial industry by offering COVID-19 rRTPCR and Serological Testing for screening prospective subjects and testing during the check-in process. Please contact us for more information.
    • Prepare label for specimen including: Name, Date of Birth and Date and Time of Collection
    • Complete Test Request Form
    • Affix label to NP vial

    Swab NP or NS according to manufacturer’s instructions.

    • Place labeled specimen in biohazard bag along with completed TRF and seal
    • Store refrigerated until shipping
  • Specimen

    Volume / Collection Type

    Minimum

    Storage

    Shipping


    N/A
    NP or NS in VTM, 1-3 mL
    NP, 1 mL
    Room Temperature <72 hours; > 72 hours, frozen
    <72 hours, Room temperature; > 72 hours, ice packs

    Specimen:
    N/A
    Volume / Collection Type:
    NP or NS in VTM, 1-3 mL
    Minimum:
    NP, 1 mL
    Storage:
    Room Temperature <72 hours; > 72 hours, frozen
    Shipping:
    <72 hours, Room temperature; > 72 hours, ice packs
  • Turn Around Time

    1-2 business days
  • Methodology

    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.