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Streptococcus pneumoniae PCR (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Pneumococcal PCR
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:MDU
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Cerebrospinal Fluid
Container Types:
CSF Tube 1CSF Tube 1
Collection & Request Instructions:

Blood is not a suitable specimen for this test. Send CSF only.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:Microbiological Diagnostic Unit
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature