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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Mumps Virus PCR

Recent changes for Mumps Virus PCR

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
3rd January 2020
Preferred Container Type

Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft
Sterile Jar

Swab - red top, plain swab, wooden shaft
Swab - blue top (Amies transport media)
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
UTM/Sterile pot

Mumps Virus PCR

Ordering information:

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

Alternate names:
Mumps NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
MUPCR
Specimen types:
Swab
Saliva
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
Frequency:
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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