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Registration CodeACAN
Method

PCR

External Price$163.09(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Scrapings should be collected using a scalpel blade and dry swab.

NOTE: Please avoid contaminating the sample with local anaesthetic as this is inhibitory to PCR.
Place blade and swab in a small volume of Viral Transport Media (VTM) or sterile distilled water (approx 0.5 mL).
***IMPORTANT NOTE: Small volume of VTM or water for transport.***
Note: Contact lens and/or fluid should be sent in conjunction with a corneal scraping and NOT as a primary specimen.
Patient SpecimenCorneal scraping / eye swab
Sample Delivery to LabASAP at ambient temperature.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Test AvailabilityMon-Fri 0800-1700hrs
Turnaround Time72 hours
Delphic Number Test Number6080

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