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ID:548 Enterovirus PCR for throat swab
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DescriptionEnteroviruses can cause pharyngitis. A swab placed in Copan eSwab will detect these by PCR. It is also useful to send a throat swab when enteroviral myocarditis is suspected. Ensure viral investigations are requested and clinical details provided.
Indication
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentVirology
SampleSwab
TubeE Swab Pink
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsThroat swab in Copan eSwab
Min. Vol
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 12/07/2020 15:11:01. Published By K Roberts on 12/07/2019 15:11:01.