On Wednesday (4 April), the Croydon blood transfusion service went live with the Immucor system. Immucor is the leading provider of transfusion and transplantation diagnostic products in the UK. The new system is fully automated and has high accuracy.
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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