Respiratory virus culture

Registry Details

Area Health Science
Lab name Clinical Virology Laboratory
Lab location NCBID Wallaceville
Test name Respiratory virus culture
Organisms 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)
Requested for surveillance yes
Notice required yes
Media requirements Viral transport media
Pre-transport requirements 5 ± 3°C within 24 hours
Transport requirements 5 ± 3°C within 24 hours
How results reported Report will state respiratory viral culture result for the specimen. There is a charge for the test.
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