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Tropheryma whippelii PCR

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Biopsy (in small amount of sterile saline) Sterile CE marked leakproof container

4mL EDTA blood

>1 mL CSF


Turnaround Time: 10-14 days

Dectection of Tropheryma whippelii DNA in clinical samples by PCR

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 48 hours are undesirable

Reference Lab: PHE Leeds