VIRUS ISOLATION

Test Code
VI

CPT Codes
87252

Preferred Specimen
SPECIMEN

Transport Container
M4


Transport Temperature
REF- 2 DAYS

Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
VIRUS ISOLATION


Clinical Significance
Viruses are obligate intracellular parasites that require living cells in order to replicate. Cell cultures are the sole system for virus isolation in most laboratories.

Performing Laboratory
CHILD LAB --VIRC/ RVIRC



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.