In line with the national think kidneys acute kidney injury programme, led by NHS England, the Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) alert system is being rolled out to cover patients in the community.
Sputum PCP – (Pneumocystis jirovecii)
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Available twice weekly, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with tests being run overnight and results available the following day|
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.
Sample stability 20C to 80C for one month
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