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 Recent changes for Mycobacterium ulcerans PCR

Recent changes for Mycobacterium ulcerans PCR

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
23rd April 2019
Preferred Container Type

Sterile Jar
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft

Sterile Jar
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)

Mycobacterium ulcerans PCR

Alternate names:
Mycobacterium ulcerans NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
MYCPCR
Specimen types:
Tissue
Swab
Container types:
Sterile Jar
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)
Sterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins

 

Specimen Required: Fresh tissue biopsy, dry swabs and paraffin-embedded fixed tissue sections (at least 6 sections, each 10-20 mm thick)

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-7 days
Laboratory Use Only

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