Measles PCR

Virology


Description


Indications

Acute Illness <5 days post onset


Sample Type

Urine (sterile container), Viral Throat Swab, rarely EDTA blood, Buccal swabs (use green toped viral swab)


Reference Range

Not applicable


Turnaround Time

Within 2 days


Testing Frequency

Daily as required


Patient Preparation

None


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Your contact for this test

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Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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Measles PCR