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ID:539 Adenovirus PCR for pharyngitis and pneumonia
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DescriptionAdenoviruses can cause pharyngitis and pneumonia in all age groups but the 6 months to 5 year old group has by far a higher incidence. Sending an NPA sample or Nose and throat swab in UTM for PCR testing will be appropriate for virus detection. If a BAL sample has been taken this could also be processed.
Additional Info See Respiratory Virus PCR
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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IP Acute TAT3 days
IP Routine TAT3 days
GP Acute TAT3 days
GP Routine TAT3 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Last edited on 12/07/2020 15:13:27. Published By K Roberts on 12/07/2019 15:13:27.