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MERS-CoV virus real-time RT-PCR

Registry Details

Area Health Science
Lab name Clinical Virology Laboratory
Lab location NCBID Wallaceville
Test name MERS-CoV virus real-time RT-PCR
Organisms MERS-Coronavirus
Requested for surveillance yes
Notice required yes
Pre-transport requirements 5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours
Transport requirements 5 ± 3°C for less than 24 hours
How results reported MERS-Coronavirus detected or not detected
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Specimen requirements

Respiratory specimens such as nasopharyngeal aspirate, throat/nasal swab, bronchial wash, autopsy/biopsy etc.