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Influenza A Virus H1/H3 Subtype by PCR with Reflex to H1N1 (2009) Oseltamivir Resistance by Sequencing
2008788
Ordering Recommendation

Detect and subtype influenza A virus (H1/H3). Determine H1N1 oseltamivir (Tamiflu) drug resistance.

Mnemonic
FLUTYPE RE
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction/Pyrosequencing
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
3-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Respiratory specimen: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), nasal wash, nasopharyngeal swab, or pleural fluid. 
Specimen Preparation
Fluid: Transfer 2 mL respiratory specimen to a sterile container. (Min: 1 mL) Also acceptable: Transfer to viral transport media (ARUP Supply #12884) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Swabs: Place in viral transport media. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Dry swabs. 
Remarks
Specimen source required. 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 months 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
If Influenza A Virus H1/H3 Subtyping by PCR result is detected for H1N1, then H1N1 (2009) Oseltamivir Resistance by Sequencing will be added.  Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007470Influenza A Virus Subtype Source31208-2
2007471Influenza A Virus Subtype by PCR34487-9
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