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Microsporidia PCR

Category Microbiology >> Microbiology
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Clinical Indications
Sample & container required Faecal sample or other relevant sample (mainly tissue biopsy) depending on clinical presentations. Sterile universal container
Sample volume 5-10 mL
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround time 7-14 days

Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases.