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ID:534 Adenovirus PCR for eye swabs
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DescriptionAdenovirus conjunctivitis is highly contagious and can affect all age groups but it is more prevalent in the under 5 year-old patient group.
Indication
Additional InfoThe adenovirus PCR will be carried out on the UTM fluid.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleSwab
TubeUniversal Transport Med
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Collection ConditionsPlease send a conjunctival swab that has obtained some conjunctival cells in a universal transport medium (UTM red top) container.
Min. Vol0.5ml
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
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. Review due on 27/06/2017 16:28:43. Published By K Roberts on 27/06/2016 16:28:43.