Respiratory Viral panel (Community requests)


Test Information

Test Name

Respiratory Viral panel (Community requests)

Preferred Specimen

Nasopharyngeal Swab - see clinical update

Testing Location

See notes

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Processing Information

Registration Code

See notes for sites

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Register IPCR, send to Waikato Hospital Laboratory. Panel include Influenza A; Influenza B; RSV; h.Metapneumovirus. Nasal & throat swabs will not be accepted. Extended panel will only be done on request for immuno-suppresssed patients, following a negative standard respiratory virus panel result or on consultation with a clinical microbiologist.

- Tauranga

Register RESP, perform inhouse Molecular Microbiology

- Whakatane

Register RESP, perform PLBOP Molecular Microbiology

- Rotorua

Register RESP, perform PLBOP Molecular Microbiology

- Taupo

Register RESP, perform PLBOP Molecular Microbiology


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website