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Aspergillus PCR (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:ICP
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Sputum specimens are not suitable for testing. Please consult microbiologist.

Specimen Types:Cerebrospinal Fluid
Tissue
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Bronchial Washings
Container Types:
CSF Tube 1
Plain 70mL pot
CSF Tube 1
Collection & Request Instructions:

Department head authorisation required.

Only performed on immunocompromised patients with a negative fungal culture.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:Institute of Clin.Pathology & Medical Res. (ICPMR)
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature