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Poliovirus intratypic differentiation (ITD) by PCR and ELISA

Health testing

Area

Health Science

Lab name

Clinical Virology Laboratory

Lab location

Wallaceville Science Centre, Upper Hutt

Test name

Poliovirus intratypic differentiation (ITD) by PCR and ELISA

Organisms

Poliovirus (family: Picornaviridae; Genus: Enterovirus; Groups: Poliovirus types 1-3)

Requested for surveillance

no

Notice required

yes

Sample requirements

Viral culture isolates

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 intratypic differentiation result for the isolate

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