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Bordetella pertussis storage pending new method development

Invasive Pathogens Laboratory

Area

Health Science

Lab name

Invasive Pathogens Laboratory

Lab location

Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua

Test name

Bordetella pertussis storage pending new method development

Organisms

Bordetella pertussis

Requested for surveillance

no

Notice required

yes

Sample requirements

Pure culture

Media requirements

Charcoal plate/swab

Pre-transport requirements

Ambient temperature

Transport requirements

Ambient temperature

How results reported

Report will be issued with the following comment "Please note we no longer serotype isolates of Bordetella pertussis. Isolate has been stored pending new method development."

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