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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Viral PCR (CSF)
Sample
CSF
Sample container
Sterile universal
Volume required
1 ml
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
HSV, VZV, Enterovirus are tested as part of this profile.  For additional tests please discuss with virology medics
Turn around time
3 days. Positive results are phoned to clinician by virology medics. Test not performed on weekend
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
Sheffield Teaching Hospital or Manchester Royal Infirmary
Last modified: 02/08/2017