Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Copan E-swab - Liquid Amies (pink Lid)
Copan Eswab VTM
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Coronavirus, Novel coronavirus, Wuhan coronavirus, Coronavirus 2019, Coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, Severe acute respiratory syndrome 2, SARS-2
Test Code: 
COVPCR
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Sun)
Collection Requirements: 
Nasopharyngeal swab, Nasopharyngeal aspirate, Nasal swab, Throat swab, Sputum, Tracheal aspirate, Bronchial washing, BAL
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
SW, SP, TA, BAL, BW