Viral Respiratory, Rapid Culture with Reflex

The Viral Respiratory, Rapid Culture with Reflex test contains 1 test with 2 biomarkers.

Diagnosis facilitates appropriate selection of antiviral drug therapy, such as amantadine for influenza A and ribavirin for RSV1, and prevents inappropriate use of antibiotics and subsequent development of resistant strains of bacteria. Often patients will present with symptoms characteristic of several different infections and several tests will have to be ordered to determine the infectious agent.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Culture, Culture, Viral Respiratory, Rapid Culture Viral Respiratory, Rapid Viral Respiratory Culture Screen with Reflex, Rapid with Reflex, Respiratory Viral Culture Rapid, Viral Respiratory Culture Rapid, Viral Respiratory Rapid Culture with Reflex

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*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.