Molecular assay (NAAT)

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Sample type: Nasopharayngeal aspirates (NPAs)

Test name: Rhinoviurs
Molecular assay (NAAT) a.k.a. Respiratory Virus PCR

Condition / Indication: Lower respiratory tract 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: NPA

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: 2 days


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