Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex TB PCRPLUS Rifampicin resistance gene detection
|Microbiology >> Microbiology
This test is only performed with prior agreement with a Consultant Microbiologist.
|Sample & container required
|CSF and/or respiratory samples. Sterile universal container
|≥1 mL (min. 2mls for BAL samples)
|Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Samples may be referred to the Mycobacteria Reference Unit, Public Health England, for further investigation.
The laboratory will not be UKAS accredited for this test at any time for sample types CSF and tissue.
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