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Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Respiratory virus culture Influenza A & B virus (family: Orthomyxoviridae; Genus: influenza A & B) Parainfluenza virus types 1-3 (family: Paramyxoviridae, Genus: Paramyxovirus, Group: human paramyxo virus types 1-3) Respiratory Syncytial Virus (family: Paramyxoviridae) Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Reference minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) Aerobic or facultative bacteria Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Poliovirus neutralising antibody detection Neutralising antibodies against poliovirus (family: Picornaviridae; Genus: Enterovirus; Groups: Poliovirus types 1-3) Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Poliovirus isolation for acute flaccid paralysis surveillance Poliovirus (family: Picornaviridae; Genus: Enterovirus; Groups: Poliovirus types 1-3) Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Poliovirus intratypic differentiation (ITD) by PCR and ELISA Poliovirus (family: Picornaviridae; Genus: Enterovirus; Groups: Poliovirus types 1-3) Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Plasmid-mediated AmpC β-lactamase gene PCR Escherichia coli, Klebsiella spp and Salmonella spp Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua OXA-48-like carbapenemase gene PCR Enterobacterales Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua OXA-23-like, OXA-40-like, OXA-58-like and OXA-51-like carbapenemase gene PCR Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas Details
Health Science Enteric, Environmental and Food Virology Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Norovirus RT-qPCR and genotyping Norovirus Details
Health Science Meningococcal Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Neisseria meningitidis isolate characterisation N. meningitidis Details
Health Science Meningococcal Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Neisseria meningitidis DNA characterisation N. meningitidis Details
Health Science Nosocomial Infections Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Molecular typing by DNA macrorestriction analysis using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) Nosocomial pathogens Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville MERS-CoV virus real-time RT-PCR MERS-Coronavirus Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua mecA gene PCR Staphylococci with borderline oxacillin susceptibility Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Measles, mumps, rubella virus culture Measles virus (family: Paramyxoviridae; Genus: Morbillivirus)Mumps virus (family: Paramyxoviridae; Genus: Paramyxovirus)Rubella (family: Togaviridae; Genus: Rubivirus) Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Measles virus PCR Measles virus (Family: Paramyxoviridae; Subfamily: Paramyxovirinae; Genus: Morbillivirus) Details
Health Science Clinical Virology Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Measles virus genotyping Measles virus (Family: Paramyxoviridae; Subfamily: Paramyxovirinae; Genus: Morbillivirus) Details
Health Science Antibiotic Reference Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua mcr1 and mcr3 gene PCR Enterobacterales, Pseudomonas Details
Health Science Special Bacteriology Laboratory Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua Listeria monocytogenes characterisation L. monocytogenes Details
Health Science Leptospira Reference Laboratory NCBID Wallaceville Leptospira species-specific serology (Microscopic Agglutination Test) Leptospira Details