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ID:541 CMV PCR for meningoencephalitis
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DescriptionPlease 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.
Indication
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleCSF
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsPlease send a separate sample for viral CSF studies to the laboratory.
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 TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
Turnround CommentResults 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.