Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Hendra virus PCR
Test Code: 
HENDP
Availability: 
On Request
Collection Requirements: 
Broncho Alveolar lavage._x000D__x000D_ Please contact the pathology service BEFORE collection.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
BAL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Hendra virus is a PC-4 level pathogen and requests must be discussed with the Medical Microbiologist prior to sending specimen.