Nasopharyngeal swab

 

 

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A nasopharyngeal swab is a method for collecting a clinical test sample (Covid-19) of
nasal secretions from the back of the nose and throat. The procedure is also
commonly used to evaluate patients with suspected respiratory infection
caused by other viruses and some bacteria.

  • EMT Certified techs / Medical Assistants
  • Specimen Chain of custody is two (tech collecting the specimen and Lab tech processing specimen)
  • Result in 12-24 hours for Pre-Operation patients & 12-48 hours all other.