Bordatella pertussis
Molecular assay (NAAT)

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Sample type: Pernasal swabs

Test name: Bordatella pertussis
Molecular assay (NAAT) a.k.a. Respiratory Virus PCR, Pertussis

Condition / Indication: Respiratory Infection

Special precautions & notes: Please include in clinical details if the patient is immunocopromised.

If Avian flu is suspected please contact the Duty virologist prior to sending the sample

Sample required: Nose and/or throat swab

Test information required: Patient name, sex and age, Laboratory number
Appropriate hazard warnings

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Ideal volume (mL): 500µL

Discipline: Virology

Section: Molecular

Turnaround time: 3 days


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