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Test & Collection Guide

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Mumps Virus PCR

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Request when Mumps diagnosis required. Buccal swab/saliva swab required

Alternate names:
Mumps NAD
Referred Test
Test Code:
Specimen types:
Container types:
Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
UTM/Sterile pot
Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact VIDRL 93429628 for any further information

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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Test & Collection Guide


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