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These tests are not undertaken routinely due to high cost. Please discuss with the consultant Microbiologist before sending sample.
Sputum and blood culture are the standard diagnostic tests.
Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae antigens in urine. Use for diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia.
Tested after review by Consultant Microbiologist. Results available on day of receipt.
Always phone to discuss prior to sending.Specimen Labelling Procedure