Molecular assay (NAAT)

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Sample type: Nasopharayngeal aspirates (NPAs)

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

Condition / Indication: Lower respiratory tract infection

Special precautions & notes: Sample should be double bagged

Sample required: LRTI sample e.g. BAL, Sputum

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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