Respiratory Virus Profile (RVP), PCR

CPT: 87633
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Test Details


  • hMPV
  • Human Metapneumovirus
  • Metapneumovirus


Multiplexed detection of respiratory viruses using the eSensor® RVP PCR assay (GenMark).


Multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Additional Information

Assay detects influenza A, influenza B, RSV A, RSV B, parainfluenza 1, parainfluenza 2, parainfluenza 3, rhinovirus, metapneumovirus, and adenovirus. Assay also subtypes influenza A virus (H1, 2009 H1, and H3) and adenovirus (B/E and C).

Specimen Requirements


Nasopharyngeal swab in universal transport medium or respiratory wash (ie, nasal wash, nasal aspirate, or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)/wash)


0.5 mL wash or one swab

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL wash or one swab


Universal transport medium−swab; sterile container−BAL/wash or NP wash/aspirate


To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions


Stability Requirements




7 days


28 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x2

Causes for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; specimen grossly contaminated; leaking or broken tube; specimen received at room temperature


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139251 Influenza A 34487-9
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139252 Influenza B 40982-1
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139253 RSV A 30075-6
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139254 RSV B 30076-4
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139255 Parainfluenza 1 29908-1
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139256 Parainfluenza 2 29909-9
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139257 Parainfluenza 3 29910-7
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139258 Rhinovirus 7993-9
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139259 Metapneumovirus 38917-1
139250 Resp Virus Panel (RVP) PCR 139260 Adenovirus 39528-5

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