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Test & Collection Guide

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Melioidosis serology

Ordering information:

Requires Infectious Diseases approval.

Alternate names:
Burkholderia pseudomallei serology
Referred Test
Test Code:
Specimen types:
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
1-2 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Send to

Pathology Dept, Townsville General Hospital

100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas, 4815

Contact 07 44332449

Pathology Handbook

Test & Collection Guide


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