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Aspergillus PCR

Alternate Names
Aspergillus NAT; Aspergillus NAD
Ordering Information

This test is available in invasively collected pulmonary samples in patients with pulmonary inflitrates for fungal surveillance in patients not on mould active prophylaxis.

 

Cerner Test Name
Aspergillus NAT; Aspergillus NAD
Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
Bronchial lavage
Bronchial washings
Container
70ml Sterile Container (yellow top)
120ml Sterile Container (yellow top)
Collection Instruction
Collect at room temperature
Minimum Adult Volume
1mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
1mL
Frequency
As required