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Rickettsial PCR

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


4ml EDTA blood (1ml if paediatric)


Turnaround Time:

3-5 working days

Detection of rickettsial DNA in clinical samples for diagnosis of infection

Other Comments:

Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Reference Lab: PHE Porton