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Varicella-Zoster Virus isolation

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Sterile container

Specimen Requirement

CSF (1-2 mL) in sterile container Swab/scraping, nasopharyngeal aspirate (NAP), bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), and sputum require transport media. Refrigerate sample until transport to Lab. DO NOT FREEZE.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Positive report: 2 - 14 days Negative report :14 days

Reference Value(s)

 

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Virology

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs - 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Varicella-Zoster Virus isolation RV0105 BC9999
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