The Influenza testing is performed daily Monday to Saturday.
The TAT for the Direct Rapid Antigen Test for Influenza is within 1 day after receipt.
The TAT for MRVP is up to 3 days after receipt at testing site.
The TAT for rapid respiratory virus culture (R-Mix TOO) is up to 4 days.
Samples tested by virus culture are observed for a minimum of 17 days prior to reporting a negative culture result; samples that are positive can be observed at any point during this period; TAT is up to 18 days.
TAT will vary during the winter months.