Version 2.72

94310-0SARS-related coronavirus N gene [Presence] in Specimen by Nucleic acid amplification using CDC primer-probe set N3Active

Term Description

Qualitative detection of SARS-related Coronavirus (SARSr-CoV) in various specimens by PCR with probe-based detection. This term was created for, but not limited in use to, the N3 primer-probe set used in the COVID-19 assay developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).[CDC:coronavirus/COVID-19/lab/]
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

SARS-related coronavirus N gene
Probe.amp.tar.CDC primer-probe set N3

Additional Names

Short Name
SARS-related CoV N Spec Ql NAA N3
Display Name
SARS-related CoV N gene NAA+probe CDC primer-probe set N3 Ql (Specimen)
Consumer Name Alpha
SARS-related coronavirus N gene, Specimen

Example Answer List LL744-4

Source: Regenstrief Institute

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Detected LA11882-0
Not detected LA11883-8

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.68
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Change Reason
Release 2.70: COMPONENT: Updated from "SARS-like" to "SARS-related" based review and approval from CDC and the original term request for their "N3" target.; METHOD_TYP: Updated Method clarify that this test uses the CDC N3 primer-probe set and to align with the existing codes for CDC's N1 and N2 targets.;
Order vs. Observation

Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Package Insert Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This document describes the use of real-time RT PCR (rRT-PCR) assays for the in vitro qualitative detection of 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in respiratory specimens and sera. The 2019-nCoV primer and probe sets are designed for the universal detection of SARS-like coronaviruses (N3 assay) and for specific detection of 2019-nCoV (N1 and N2 assays). Real-Time RT-PCR Panel for Detection 2019-Novel Coronavirus

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
94306-8 SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) RNA panel - Specimen by NAA with probe detection

Member of these Groups

LG50982-4 SARS-related coronavirus

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
SARS-样冠状病毒 N 基因:存在情况或阈值:时间点:XXX:序数型:探针法.基因扩增.靶向.CDC 引物-探针组 N3
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
SARS-gerelateerd coronavirus N-gen:aanwezigheid:moment:XXX:ordinaal:PCR met CDC primer-probe set N3
fr-FRFrench (France)
Coronavirus SARS-like gène N:Présence/Seuil:Ponctuel:Milieux divers:Qualitatif:PCR amplification de cible
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Coronavirus correlato a SARS, gene N:PrThr:Pt:XXX:Ord:Sonda.amp.tar.CDC set primer-sonda N3
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Gen N del coronavirus similar al SARS:Presencia o umbral:Punto temporal:XXX:Ordinal:Amplificación de ácidos nucleicos con detección de sonda
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Gen N del coronavirus similar al SARS:PrThr:Punto temporal:XXX:Ord:Amplificación de ácidos nucleicos utilizando el conjunto de cebadores y sondas de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades N3

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