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Hantavirus PCR

Ordering information:

Order Miscellaneous NAD in EMR (mention Hanta virus NAD in order comments)

Contact the Microbiology laboratory before requesting this test.

Alternate names:
Miscellaneous NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
OPCR
Specimen types:
Blood
Respiratory samples
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Container types:
EDTA
ACD
CSF
Respiratory aspiration pot
Sterile Jar
EDTA
Collection Instructions:

 

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Notes:

Detects members of the Hantavirus genus including Hantaan and Sin Nombre (4 corners) viruses.

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW