Molecular assay (NAAT)

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Sample type: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BALs) and Sputums

Test name: COVID-19
Molecular assay (NAAT) a.k.a. SARS-CoV-2

Condition / Indication: COVID-19

Special precautions & notes: Sample should be double bagged. Tests include influenza A, Influenza B, Respiratory synctial virus and SARS-CoV-2.

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: 1 day


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