Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Acanthamoeba PCR - parasitic investigation
Test Code: 
ACANP
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
Corneal tissue/swab, CSF, Tissue
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
TIS or Sw or CSF
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Central Laboratory |24 Hurworth St Bowen Hills
QLD 4006 |ph (07) 3377 8666
Notes: 
Multiplex PCR with • Acanthamoeba species • Balamuthia mandrillaris • Naegleria fowleri