Ordering Recommendation

Detects respiratory pathogens in patients with pneumonia.

Mnemonic
RESP PATH
Methodology

Massively Parallel Sequencing

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-6 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), sputum, tracheal aspirate, or nasopharyngeal swab.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 2 mL BAL, sputum, or tracheal aspirate to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL) Place nasopharyngeal swab 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.
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions

Thawed specimens. Nasopharyngeal swab not in viral transport media.

Remarks

Specimen source required.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87999

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3002027 EER Respiratory Pathogens Detection, NGS 50398-7
3002028 Respiratory Pathogens Detection, Source 31208-2
3002029 Respiratory Pathogens Detection by NGS 81655-3
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Aliases
Explify Respiratory Pathogen Detection by Next Generation Sequencing

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