Faeces – Norovirus PCR
Container:Stool Pot 30ml (Blue)
Min vol:Fill at least a third of the container. Testing is only performed on diarrhoeal stool specimens (liquid or semi-formed faeces).
Reporting Frequency:TAT - Daily during seasonal periods
Additional informationTesting for Norovirus takes place seasonally for in-patient & A&E specimens only; molecular testing service is available for the investigation of outbreaks during the winter months of October to March.
Sample stability - 1 week
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Last updated June 27, 2017