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Bordetella PCR (whooping cough)

About This Test

Department: Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Requirement: nose/throat swab

Turnaround Time: 2-5 day

PCR for Bordetella species (referred)

Other Comments:

Collection container: remel MR4 medium (red top, pink liquid)

Special instructions - Relevant clinical data and details if recent or current antimicrobial treatment should be provided:

Specimen transport: If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature