Pneumocystis jiroveci

Test/Investigation

Pneumocystis jiroveci

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

NNUH

Comments/Precautions

Please discuss with Duty Virologist prior to requesting

Storage conditions and sample stability between collection and transport to Lab

72 hrs. at 2°C to 8°C

Sample type

BAL and induced sputum

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

1 day

If UKAS Accredited Test indicate at which site

NNUH