Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Flexible aluminum wire swab
Pseudonyms: 
Nasopharyngeal Aspirate culture/microscopy, NPA MC&S
Test Code: 
SP
Availability: 
Weekdays
Collection Requirements: 
SEE NOTES Nasopharyngeal aspirate collected in sterile container:
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
ASP (Nasopharynx)
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
(Please specify if Bordetella Pertussis culture is required)