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Test ID: Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel PCR - FilmArray

Test Name:
Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel PCR - FilmArray
Test Code:
MEPFA
Specialised Test:
Yes
Turnaround Time:
24 hours
Test Schedule:
 
Test Type:
Panel
Additional Test Note:

BACTERIA:

  1. Escherichia coli K1
  2. Haemophilus influenzae
  3. Listeria monocytogenes
  4. Neisseria meningitidis
  5. Streptococcus agalactiae
  6. Streptococcus pneumoniae

YEAST:

  1. Cryptococcus neoformans/gattii

VIRUSES:

  1. Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  2. Enterovirus (EV)
  3. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1)
  4. Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)
  5. Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6)
  6. Human parechovirus (HPeV)
  7. Varicella zoster virus (VZV)
Sample Requirement:
0.5mL Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) collected in sterile container
Fasting Requirement:
NA
clinical molecular
Parkway Laboratory Services
Last Update:
13/03/2020
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