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Panfungal PCR

Ordering information:

Requires approval from the  Infectious Diseases Unit

Test is non orderable through EMR

 

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Broncho-alveolar Lavage
Fluid
Tissue
Container types:
EDTA
Sterile Jar
EDTA
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Send to  Pathology West, Level 3

Institute of Clinical Pathology & Medical Research (ICPMR)

Westmead Hospital, NSW, 2145 Australia

Contact: Catriona Halliday, Senior Hospital Scientist or Sharon Chen, Senior Staff Specialist

Ph: 02 9845 6255

Fax: 02 9893 8659

PCR requirements: 10 ml whole blood in EDTA, 0.5 ml CSF, 1ml of BAL, 0.2 ml vitreous fluid, fresh tissue in a sterile container, or 10 x 10mm paraffin embedded tissue sections in a sterile pot.

 

External Laboratory:
ICPMR (Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research)
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