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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) B

Test Code: 0720
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Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been recognized as the leading cause of serious respiratory tract disease in children worldwide and is one of the most infectious human viruses known. Those at highest risk for severe disease include children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, extremely low birth weight infants, patients with congenital heart disease, elderly, and immunocompromised patients. The Respiratory Viral Panel detects RSV subgroups A and B.

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor Eurofins' interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for general informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor Eurofins assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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