Bordetella pertussis PCR PERSD
Using the liquid Amies collection device, collect a nasopharyngeal sample with the Rayon mini-tip swab. The swab is then placed in the liquid Amies transport medium.
|Transport||Specimen should be stored between 5ºC and 30ºC during transport. Specimens can be stored for up to 7 days at 2 - 8ºC.|
Pertussis Molecular Assay is for the detection of Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) in nasopharyngeal samples.
Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 7 days. Do not freeze sample.
Calcium alginate tipped nasopharyngeal swabs. (The material is inhibitory to PCR assay.)
|Schedule||Mon, Wed, Fri|
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