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Enterovirus and Parechovirus RT-PCR

Test Code:

BA0342

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

NPA, ETTA, BAL, CSF: Send fluid in sterile container without any media.
Use red-capped flocked swab in Universal Transport Medium (UTM) for nasopharyngeal collection.
Throat swab: Use dry red-capped flocked swab.

Specimen Requirement

NPA, ETTA, BAL, CSF, NP Swab, Throat swab

Specimen Storage / Transport

Dispatch specimen as soon as possible or store at 4oC before transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

​1 - 2 working days

Reference Value(s)

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Molecular Micro

Contact Number

6394 1382

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1800 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1730

Sat: 0800hrs to 1300 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1230

Sun: 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1500

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Enterovirus and Parechovirus RT-PCR BA0342
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