PCR, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV)

Specimen:



Volume/Quantity:



Shedule of Collection:

a) For symptomatics: collect on presentation of symptoms; b) For asymptomatic contacts: within 14 days of last documented contact; to confirm clearance of the virus, sample collection to be repeated until the results are negative on 2 sequential samples.

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collect in 1 plastic EDTA (purple-top) tube. In addition, also collect either in 1 plastic red tube or in one plastic yellow (serum separator) tube. If centrifugation is required, use a dedicated centrifuge with leakproof rotor lid, preferably use within

Running Day:

Mon-Sun (everyday)

Cut off Day and Time:

9:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Turnaround Time:

48 hours

Fee:

₱ 7,000.00

Status:

Available