Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Serology
Tube Colour: 
Yellow top universal
Pseudonyms: 
Test Code: 
MISCSO
Availability: 
On Request
Collection Requirements: 
Vesicular fluid
Requires own tube?: 
Yes
Internal Spec Code: 
FL
Fee: 
Contact reference laboratory directly for up to date fee advice.
Reference Laboratory: 
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL)
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Assay detects "old world" pox viruses including variola (small pox), vaccinia, monkey pox, cowpox, buffalo pox and camel pox. Requests must be discussed in advance with the laboratory.