|Description||Please request CMV PCR on a sample that had been taken particularly for viral investigations. Other tests to rule out viral meningoencephalitis include Herpes Simplex virus PCR, Varicella zoster virus PCR, Epstein-Barr virus PCR. Enterovirus and Parechovirus PCR can be carried out on specific request with a microbiology clinician.|
|Collection Conditions||Please send a separate sample for viral CSF studies to the laboratory.
|Ref. Range (Male)|| |
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||
|Units|| - Not Defined -|
|IP Acute TAT||3 days|
|IP Routine TAT||3 days|
|GP Acute TAT||- Not Defined -|
|GP Routine TAT||- Not Defined -|
|Turnround Comment||Results may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.|
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Review due on 30/11/2018 13:35:53. Published By K Roberts on 30/11/2017 13:35:53.