Parechovirus RNA PCR

Test/Investigation

Parechovirus RNA PCR

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

NNUH

Comments/Precautions

Children <2 years old – collect in VTM

Storage conditions and sample stability between collection and transport to Lab

72 hrs. at 2°C to 8°C

Sample type

CSF/Faeces/Swab/Fluid

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 days

If UKAS Accredited Test indicate at which site

NNUH