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ID:729 Viral Faecal samples
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DescriptionPCR testing for Norovirus and Rotavirus on all samples. Extended testing for Adenovirus, Sapovirus and Astrovirus on all patients <5 years, all immunocompromised or immunosuppressed patients within the Leeds Trust . External users should specifically ask for the extended testing. For Meningitis, rash, myocarditis/endocarditis or PUO, Entero PCR is performed
Additional Info Outbreaks where 6 or more samples have tested negative for Noro and Rotavirus will have extended testing done.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

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Collection Conditions
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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 29/11/2017 12:07:37. Published By K Roberts on 29/11/2016 12:07:37.