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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMEAP
Method

Measles virus RNA detection RT-PCR

Diagnostic Use / Indications

To be used in prodrome and first 5 days of rash only

External Price$220.00(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Immunisation and clinical history to be included with all requests

Specimen Collection Protocols

Nasopharyngeal swab in Viral transport media

Swab Identification Guide

Patient SpecimenNasopharyngeal swab in Viral transport media
Paediatric SpecimenNasopharyngeal swab in VTM, or urine if swab unobtainable
Aliquot Transport to CHLPlace specimen in PCR bag.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0356 | x80706
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, batched 0900hrs
Turnaround Time24hrs
Reference Interval

See Comment for link to National Measles Laboratory website.

Additional Information

For information on specimen collection and result interpretation, please see www.measles.co.nz

Delphic Number Test Number2749

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