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 Recent changes for Chlamydia pneumoniae PCR

Recent changes for Chlamydia pneumoniae PCR

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
20th April 2018
Preferred Specimen Type

Sputum
Bronchial Washings
Nasopharyngeal Aspirate
Broncho-alveolar Lavage

Respiratory samples

External Laboratory

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)

Monash Pathology

Frequency

As required

Twice weekly

Method

Contact VIDRL 9342 2628

Part of Respiratory PCR

Tested M,W,F

Contact Monash Pathology 9594 4532 or if no answer try Bacteriology 9594 4565 as there is someone rostered 24/7

Chlamydia pneumoniae PCR

Ordering information:

Please contact Infectious Diseases for approval and advice before ordering this test.

Alternate names:
Chlamydia pneumoniae-psitacci NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
CHPCR
Specimen types:
Respiratory samples
Container types:
Respiratory aspiration pot
Sterile Jar
Respiratory aspiration pot
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins
Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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