Viral Faecal samples for investigation other than gastroenteritis
Faeces samples are tested from patients with a history suggestive of enterovirus. Clinical details may include any combination of - meningitis, encephalitis, headache, PUO, pyrexia, rash, chest pain, mycocarditis, Bornholm’s disease, Myalgic encephalomyelitis or query polio.
|Tube||Brown top universal with spoon|
|Additional Information||In house assay for all Enterovirus and Parechovirus serotypes|
|Turn Around||3 days|
|Send to||LGI Microbiology Department|
|IP Routine TAT||3 days|
|GP Routine TAT||3 days|