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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeDMPN
Method

Nucleic acid extraction and DNA amplification by PCR.

External Price$143.79(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Swab Identification Guide

Patient SpecimenThroat swab, see additional information below
Paediatric SpecimenAs above
Sample Delivery to LabAt 4C (on melting ice or chilly pad)
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Test AvailabilityBatched Mon - Fri, 09.00 - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time7 - 75 hrs
Additional Information

PCR on throat swab samples is the diagnostic test of choice for diagnosing mycoplasma pneumonia. PCR is more sensitive than serology and culture.

 

Patient Sample:

Throat swab in VTM (preferred). Sputum or BAL in sterile container.

 

 

Delphic Number Test Number2069

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