PCP stain

Test Information

Test Name

PCP stain


Pneumocystis Pneumonia; Pneumocystis

Preferred Specimen

Induced sputum; bronchoscopy specimen or lung biopsy

Processing Information

Registration Code


Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory; Hospital request referral to Canterbury Health Laboratory - send sample directly to referral laboratory

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website