V Zoster PCR - CSF
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Include relevant clinical information on request form.

Collection:
Collect CSF in numbered tubes in lumbar puncture kit (from CSSD). Fill

tubes in numerical order, at least 10 drops per tube. Do NOT obscure

specimen with labels. Deliver specimens promptly to SydPath.
Container(s):
Sterile CSF containers (3-pack 10 mL sterile tubes)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Laboratory:
Molecular Medicine (8382-9183)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
CSF - V Zoster PCF

Varicella Zoster PCR - CSF
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Processing by laboratory only. Sample sent from Serology.

Data Entry Code:
VZR

SydPath Division:
Microbiology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:48
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