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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
Laboratory Notes:

Contact with the laboratory 9342 2628 is recommended before requesting this test

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