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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeBAGN
Method

Latex agglutination or Immunochromatographic Assay (Strep pneumoniae)

External Price$65.38(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Pneumococcal Antigen - For CSF only. CSF collected in numbered/ labelled vials in the order they were taken.

For Pneumococcal Urinary Antigen please see Legionella/Strep pneumoniae Urinary Antigen Test


Group b Strep Antigen - (appropriate for Neonates ONLY) Bag Urine (>2 mLs) or BPU.CSF collected in numbered/labelled vials in the order they were taken.

Patient SpecimenUrine, CSF
Paediatric SpecimenUrine, CSF
Sample Delivery to LabUrines/CSF sent day of collection
Aliquot Transport to CHLASAP otherwise fridge
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x89707
Test Availability24 hrs, Mon - Sun
Turnaround Time2 - 6 hrs
Additional Information

Bacterial Antigens available but specimen dependent are Strep. pneumoniae, Grp b Strep, Neisseria meningitidis serotypes B, ACY W135, Haemophilus influenzae b. 

 

 

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