SEALS Test Manual

 

RESPIRATORY BACTERIAL PCR
RESPIRATORY BACTERIAL SCREEN |  Chlamydophila pneumoniae DNA |  Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA |  Legionella pneumophila DNA |  Bordetella pertussis DNA |  Bordetella parapertussis DNA |  RESPIRATORY BACTERIAL PANEL (RP4)            
 
COLLECTION INFORMATION:  
Preferred Specimen Type Viral Swab
Alternate Specimen NPA, BAL, Sputum, Swab (Universal transport media (Red))
Collection Information Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA and Haemophilus influenza DNA will be also be available with an option for the requester to contact the Virology laboratory if required on 9382-9133.

A Non-MBS charge of $24.40 per test has been set to cover the cost of testing in public and private hospital patients.
 
LABORATORY INFORMATION ONLY:  
Specimen Code SW
Test Abbreviation RESPB
Test Set V2028
Laboratory Information Test performed twice weekly.

Minimum Assay Volume - Not Collection Volume
Department Virology
Storage Refrigerate
Site Randwick
Randwick Label
Kogarah Label
Sutherland Label
Sydney Label
SEALS South Label
Update On 25/01/2019