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Faecal Viral Screen

Microbiology


Specimen

Faeces

Specimen container

Fecon blue top pot

Special Instructions

This test is only offered in special circumstances (eg immunocompromised, prolonged diarrhoea), and needs to be agreed by a microbiology consultant.

Test Usage

Detection of :

Norovirus

Adenovirus

Enterovirus

Sapovirus

Astrovirus

Rotavirus

Availability

Sendaway to Bristol

Processing Time

4 working days (processed daily)

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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