Virus isolation, Enterovirus (EV)1. Polioviruses2. Other NPEVs (Nonpolio enteroviruses)

Specimen:

Stool

Volume/Quantity:

1 thumb size or 5-10 ml if diarrheic

Schedule of Collection:

Within 14 days from onset of paralysis

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

1 thumb size or 5-10 ml if diarrheic Place in a clean screw- capped container, store in freezer temperature (0°c or below) if shipping / transporting of samples is not possible or not done after 3 days

Running Day:

MWF

Cut off Day and Time:

Tue/Thu

Turnaround Time:

2 weeks

Fee:

₱ 3000.00 (Free for surveillance)

Status:

Available