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Enterovirus typing

Clinical Virology Laboratory


Health Science

Lab name

Clinical Virology Laboratory

Lab location

Wallaceville Science Centre, Upper Hutt

Test name

Enterovirus typing


Enterovirus (family: Picornaviridae; Genus: Enterovirus; Groups: Poliovirus types 1-3, Coxsackie A types 1-24, Coxsackie B types 1-6, Echovirus types 1-33, Enterovirus, types 68-71)

Requested for surveillance


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Sample requirements

Viral culture isolates and/or clinical specimens. (Please provide as detailed clinical information as possible)

Media requirements

Viral culture media and/or viral transport medium

Pre-transport requirements

5 ± 3°C within 24 hours

Transport requirements

5 ± 3°C within 24 hours

How results reported

Report will state the typing result for the referred viral isolate or specimen

Referral link