Measles PCR


Test Information

Test Name

Measles PCR

Synonyms

Measles RT-PCR

Preferred Specimen

Nasopharyngeal Swab in viral transport media

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 days

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Preparation

  • Require approval from Ministry of Health

Processing Information

Registration Code

MEAP

Alternative Specimen

Urine if swab unobtainable


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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