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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
Adenovirus PCR
CategoryMicrobiology - Referred samples
Code
ADEP
Test information
Any materials used in taking these samples must be discarded in an approved clinical waste and/or sharps container.
Pre-analytical
Specimens should be transported to the laboratory as soon as possible. If there is a delay in transportation, store sample at 2-8˚C for up to 48 hrs.
Purple top tube
TAT Inpatient (urgent)
3 days
TAT Inpatient
5 days
TAT GP/Outpatient
5 days
Referral lab
Birmingham Heartlands
Page last updated: 16 July 2019