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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 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
Laboratory Notes:

For all other specimens, contact MRL to determine suitability 9342 2674

Method - Taqman real-time PCR

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