Test: 2019-nCoV RT-PCR
Qualitative, RT-PCR Panel for 2019-nCoV
Qualitative detection of viral RNA from SARS CoV-2 upper respiratory samples confirms a diagnosis of COVID-19.
Sample InstructionsCoppe 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 the test request form by clicking on the green Hospital/Institution Ordering button located in the blue box.
- 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
Volume / Collection Type
N/ANP or NS in VTM, 1-3 mLNP, 1 mLRoom Temperature <72 hours; > 72 hours, frozen<72 hours, Room temperature; > 72 hours, ice packs
Specimen:N/AVolume / Collection Type:NP or NS in VTM, 1-3 mLMinimum:NP, 1 mLStorage:Room Temperature <72 hours; > 72 hours, frozenShipping:<72 hours, Room temperature; > 72 hours, ice packs
Turn Around Time1-2 business days
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.