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Q fever

Microbiology


2 gold topped tubes. One large and one small

Specimen

Blood sample (serum), and Blood (EDTA)

Specimen Container

Gold top clotted (5ml) and Pink top (EDTA)2 pink topped tubes. One large and one small

 

Test Usage

Diagnosis of past and current / recent infection with Q fever

Availability

Sendaway test to reference laboratory (Porton Down)

Processing Time

7-10 days

Urgent Specimen Instructions

Please contact the laboratory to discuss urgent tests

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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