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SARS-Coronavirus Serology

Ordering information:

This test is non orderable through EMR

Test only available for SARS-associated coronavirus.

Patient must satisfy WHO case definition for testing to proceed.

Requires approval from the Infectious Diseases Unit

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SMISC
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:

If transport of respiratory specimens or faeces will be greater than 30 minutes, it should be at 2-8 degrees

Transport blood at room temperature to the Laboratory

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

Contact VIDRL  9342 2647

 

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