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Enteric Bacterial Panel PCR

Alternate Names
Faeces Multiplex PCR
Ordering Information

Microscopy, Culture and Sensitivity (MC&S) is ordered as usual. This test will be added on if indicated by the clinical notes, usually symptomatic patients with suspected bacterial gastroenteritis or "Enteric Bacterial PCR" is specifically requested.

Laboratory
Microbiology
Specimen
Faeces
Container
Faecal Pot (Brown topped)
Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Daily
Test Code
F, FAPCR
Storage Instructions
Store at 4 deg C