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Pneumococcal PCR


Pneumococcal PCR
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Turnaround Time:

10 working days


This test is referred to another laboratory - Manchester


Pneumococcal PCR

Sample Requirements:

4mls EDTA blood (PURPLE top)
4mls clotted blood (GOLD top)

Important Information:

Samples for nucleic acid detection must be transported immediately as delay in sample receipt and processing may decrease the assay sensitivity. If a delay for any Virology samples is unavoidable, loss of sensitivity can be decreased by storing samples upright at 4 C.