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Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Fresh urine sample in plain white topped container


Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours

Detection of Streptococcus pnuemoniae urinary antigen - severe community acquired pneumoniae.

Other Comments:

Specimen transport: please  transport to laboratory as soon as possible. Samples tested in virology department.

Special remarks: To avoid delays, please DO NOT SEND on same request as urine culture and sensitivity.