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TEST DESCRIPTION

TEST CODE

COVIDANTIGEN

CPT CODE

87426

EXPECTED TURNAROUND TIME

1-3 days 
(TAT is the interval starting when a specimen and order are received in the laboratory and ends with release of the test result.) In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary. In the event that reflex testing is performed TAT turnaround times can be extended.

TEST INCLUDES

COVID-19 Antigen (SARS-CoV-2 Antigen)

SYNONYMS

NA

COLLECTION

SPECIMEN

Mid-Turbinate Nasal Swab

COLLECTION CONTAINERS

NA

COLLECTION AMOUNTS

NA

SHIPPING/TRANSPORT & STORAGE

STABILITIES/STORAGE

Samples are collected and tested as soon as possible.