Influenza virus typing/subtyping

Registry Details

Area Health Science
Lab name Clinical Virology Laboratory
Lab location NCBID Wallaceville
Test name Influenza virus typing/subtyping
Organisms Influenza A & B virus (family: Orthomyxoviridae; Genus: influenza A & B)
Requested for surveillance no
Notice required yes
Culture requirements Viral culture isolates and/or clinical specimens. (Please provide as much 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 Form