Respiratory Virus Panel by PCR (INACTIVE as of 05/20/19: Refer to 3001479 in the May Hotline)
Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test for evaluating severely immunocompromised (eg, BMT) or critically ill (ICU) patients with respiratory symptoms. Test detects influenza (A H1, A H3, A 2009 H1N1, B), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (A, B), parainfluenza (1, 2, 3), human metapneumovirus (hMPV), human rhinovirus, and adenovirus (B/E, C).

Polymerase Chain Reaction/DNA Hybridization/Electrochemical Detection
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Nasopharyngeal Swab. 
Specimen Preparation
Place in viral transport media (ARUP Supply #12884). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™or contact ARUP Client Services at (800)522-2787. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not in viral transport media. 
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

This test detects Influenza A (H1 and H3), Influenza A 2009 H1N1, Influenza B, RSV A, RSV B, Parainfluenza (1,2, and 3), Human Metapneumovirus, Human Rhinovirus, Adenovirus B/E and Adenovirus C.
Hotline History
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007806Influenza A, PCR34487-9
2007807Influenza A H1, PCR49521-8
2007808Influenza A H3, PCR49524-2
2007809Influenza A 2009 H1N1, PCR55465-9
2007810Influenza B, PCR40982-1
2007811Respiratory Syncytial Virus A, PCR30075-6
2007812Respiratory Syncytial Virus B, PCR30076-4
2007813Parainfluenza virus 1, PCR29908-1
2007814Parainfluenza virus 2, PCR29909-9
2007815Parainfluenza virus 3, PCR29910-7
2007816Human Metapneumovirus, PCR38917-1
2007817Human Rhinovirus, PCR7993-9
2007818Adenovirus B/E, PCR39528-5
2007819Adenovirus C, PCR39528-5
2010105RVP Source
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  • Adeno
  • Adenovirus B & E PCR
  • Adenovirus C PCR
  • ADV
  • Flu
  • Flu A
  • Flu B
  • H1
  • H1N1
  • H1N1 PCR
  • H3
  • hMPV
  • HRV
  • Human Metapneumovirus PCR
  • Human Rhinovirus PCR
  • Influenza A 2009 PCR
  • Influenza A H1 PCR
  • Influenza A H3 PCR
  • Influenza A PCR
  • Influenza B PCR
  • Paraflu
  • Parainfluenza virus 1 PCR
  • Parainfluenza virus 2 PCR
  • Parainfluenza virus 3 PCR
  • PIV
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus A PCR
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus B PCR
  • Respiratory Virus Panel
  • RSV