Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Pseudonyms: 
Measles by PCR
Test Code: 
MEAP
Availability: 
Daily (Mon - Fri)
Collection Requirements: 
Nose swab or Throat swab _x000D__x000D_Amies swab (Gel)- copan _x000D__x000D_NOTE : Nose and throat swabs MUST be collected into viral transport medium.
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
Sw
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Test performed at VIDRL.