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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

SampleFluid / Swab
TubeE Swab Pink
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol0.5ml

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 12/07/2020 15:13:27. Published By K Roberts on 12/07/2019 15:13:27.