Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) A
Test Code: 0620
Cpt Code:87798 (x1)
Clinical UtilityThis assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been recognized as the leading cause of serious respiratory tract disease in children worldwide and is one of the most infectious human viruses known. Those at highest risk for severe disease include children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, extremely low birth weight infants, patients with congenital heart disease, elderly, and immunocompromised patients. The Respiratory Viral Panel detects RSV subgroups A and B.