Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Acanthamoeba culture - parasitic investigation
Test Code: 
ACANS
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
Corneal swab - Cultured directly on culture media at bedside (see note).
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
TIS
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
St Vincent's Hospital PathologyLevel 2, IPS Building41 Victoria ParadeFitzroy, Vic 3065tel 03 9288 2888fax 03 9288 4224
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Ring the Micobiology Department for a collection kit