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Pneumocystis (PCP) PCR

Category Microbiology >> Microbiology
Test background
Clinical Indications
Reference range

Negative

Sample & container required Induced sputum; Bronchoalveolar lavage; Bronchial washing. Sterile universal container
Sample collection

2 mL

Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround time 2 days
Notes

Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to Micropathology, Coventry