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ID:868 Meningococcal and Pneumococcal PCR
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Description Multiplex PCR testing on CSF or whole blood (EDTA ONLY) for patients with suspected bacterial meningitis and/or septicaemia. These tests detect Meningococcal (Neisseria meningitidis species and serogroups) and Pneumococcal (Streptococcus pneumoniae species).
Additional Info The test can be requested specifically or as an addition to the viral neurological screen
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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Ref. Range Notes
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IP Acute TAT3 days
IP Routine TAT3 days
GP Acute TAT3 days
GP Routine TAT3 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : Dr M Denton. Last edited on 29/11/2017 12:08:20. Published By K Roberts on 29/11/2016 12:08:20.