SEALS Test Manual

 

MYCOBACTERIUM SPECIES (WATER SAMPLES)
MYCOBACTERIUM CHIMAERA (WATER SAMPLES)                  
 
COLLECTION INFORMATION:  
Preferred Specimen Type Water
Alternate Specimen
Collection Information Water samples from Heater Cooler Device for Mycobacterium species testing.

The samples should be accompanied by a Pathology West request form.
Refer to request form for collection instructions and cost of testing.

Pathology West M chimaera water testing form
 
LABORATORY INFORMATION ONLY:  
Specimen Code OT
Test Abbreviation SENT (SEALS Sutherland only: CSEN)
Test Set M1001
Laboratory Information Water samples should be delivered to the ICPMR Pathology West Specimen Reception within 24 hours of collection (2-8oC).

Testing laboratory is unattended on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday, please ensure the samples arrive at Westmead Specimen Reception by 12:00 noon if sent on a Friday or day before Public Holiday.
Minimum Assay Volume - Not Collection Volume 100mL
Department Sendaway
Storage Refrigerate
Site ICPMR
Randwick Label
Kogarah Label
Sutherland Label
Sydney Label
SEALS South Label
Update On 09/08/2016