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Meningitis/Encephalitis Multiplex PCR (Panel)

Test Code:

BA0350

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sterile container for CSF

Specimen Requirement

CSF
1 - 2 ml​

Specimen Storage / Transport

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

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

1 - 2 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

Includes: Cytomegalovirus, Enterovirus, Human parechovirus, Herpes simplex virus type 1, Herpes simplex virus type 2, Human herpesvirus 6 Varicella-zoster virus, Escherichia coli K1, Haemophilus influenza, Listeria monocytogenes, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Cryptococcus neoformans/gatti.
 
NOTE: This Panel detects Enterovirus, Parechovirus and Herpes simplex virus. Therefore it may not be necessary to order separate assays for these viruses.

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Keywords

Meningitis/Encephalitis Multiplex PCR (Panel) CSF Biofire BA350 BA0350
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