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Pneumocystis PCR

Alternate names:
PCP, Pneumocystis carinii PCR, Pneumocystis jiroveci PCR, Pneumocystis NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
PJPCR
Specimen types:
Respiratory samples
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
2-8 deg required if transport delayed > 30 mins
Minimum Adult Volume:
0.3 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
0.3 mL
Notes:

Swab sample will NOT be accepted

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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