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Corneal Scrape (Virology)

General information

Collection container (including preservatives): CE marked leak proof container with or without virus transport media

Specimen type: Corneal Scrape for Microbial/Viral PCR

Specimen transport: Specimens should be transported and processed as soon as possible.

Minimum volume of sample: Not applicable

Special precautions: Care with small sample size

Laboratory information

Turnaround time: 24 - 48 hrs

Clinical information

Factors known to significantly affect the results: None known


(Last reviewed October 24th 2017)