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Influenza A - H1N1-09

Test Code: 200700
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Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Influenza A - H1N1-09 viruses are medically important pathogens that cause significant mortality and morbidity throughout the world. The emergence of the 2009 H1N1 virus has led to increased vigilance in monitoring these flu infections. Utilizing molecular testing to diagnose 2009 H1N1 influenza A infections has been demonstrated to improve the outcomes of patients at highest risk for complications. Specifically, PCR-based assays have been proven to be the most sensitive tools for detection and identification.

 

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above. The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor Eurofins' interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor Eurofins assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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