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Sputum PCP – (Pneumocystis jirovecii)

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Test Information

  • Container:
    Universal 30ml (white) or Sputum Pot 60ml (silver)
     
  • Collection conditions:
    If an urgent PCP result is required, please discuss with the Microbiologist. This test will only be done on induced sputum or bronchial alveolar lavage. -
     
  • Reporting Frequency:
    TAT - Available twice weekly, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with tests being run overnight and results available the following day
     
  • Additional information

    Sample stability 20C to 80C for one month
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Last updated June 29, 2017

 
 

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