Last month, the SWLP POCT team received the exciting news that after two years of hard work, the blood gas and glucose meter service at St George’s was given full UKAS accreditation. It is the largest and most complex POCT service in the country to receive full accreditation, which proved challenging for both the POCT […]
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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