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Flu A, RSV A/B Panel


Target specific multiplex reverse-transcriptase amplification and microfluidic-based hybridization to fluorescently labeled beads

Test Utility

Used to detect up to 3 different pathogens from nasopharyngeal swabs collected from individuals with clinical signs and symptoms of a respiratory tract infection.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Nasopharyngeal Swab - specialized swab with longer, flexible shaft and mini-tip (flocked, foam or spun synthetic with aluminum shaft) in the following tubes (1-3 mL): 

  • Copan eSwab 


  • M4/M4RT 

  • MTM

Specimen Storage and Stability

Store the swab at the following temperature: 

  • Room Temperature: 25°C ± 2°C up to 24 hours 

  • Refrigerated: 2°C to 8°C up to 4 days

Specimen Rejection

  • Received > 4 days after collection 

  • Not transported at 2°C to 8°C

  • Swab missing 

  • < 200µL volume 

  • Broken or leaking tube  

  • Visible contamination present 

  • Specimen labeled incorrectly or not labeled   

Reference Pages


Monday – Saturday

Result available within 24 hours of receipt in laboratory

NOTE: Specimens are refrigerated (2-8°) for 7 days before disposal


Vibra Health Laboratory  

1307- A, Allen Dr 

Troy, MI 48083 

(248) 846-0663

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