Cryptococcal antigen lateral flow assay

Specimen Required
Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Cerebrospinal Fluid, Plasma, Serum
Spec Type Min
100uL
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
Same day
Contact
9342 9670

Cryptosporidium detection

Test Method
Modified Acid Fast Staining-Culture and Microscopy
Specimen Required
Faeces
Spec Type Min
n/a
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
1-3 days
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
n/a
Cut Off Lower
n/a
Units of Measurement
n/a
Related Tests
n/a
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
Contact
9342 9670

Cysticercosis (Taenia solium) Serology

Test Method
IgG EIA
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Lithium Heparin), Blood (Sodium Citrate), Blood (Whole), Plasma, Plasma (EDTA), Plasma (Lithium Heparin), Plasma (Sodium Citrate), Serum
When Tested
1x weekly
Reference Ranges
cutoff value = cutoff control mean
neg < cutoff
pos > cutoff
Units of Measurement
Optical Density
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Genotyping for drug resistance

Test Method
Conventional PCR/Sequencing/Analysis
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
On request
Turnaround Time
7 days
Reference Ranges
£32 Ct
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9628

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) PCR(see General Herpes Muliplex PCR)

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Reference Ranges
3-45 Ct
Contact
9342 9628

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Quantitation

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Spec Type Min
200uL
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
3-45 Ct
Cut Off Lower
<400 copies per ml can be detected but will be reported without specific quantity
Units of Measurement
DNA Copies/mL
Related Tests
GHPCR is the same assay with quantitative standards included
Billing Advice
Non-rebatable
Contact
9342 9628

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) sequencing

Test Method
Conventional PCR/Sequencing/Analysis
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Reference Ranges
£32 Ct
Contact
9342 9628

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Serology (IgG, IgM)

Test Method
IgG, IgM, IgG Avidity index
Specimen Required
Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Lithium Heparin), Blood (Sodium Citrate), Blood (Whole), Plasma, Plasma (EDTA), Plasma (Lithium Heparin), Plasma (Sodium Citrate), Serum
When Tested
Weekly
Reference Ranges
<0.150 = low avidity
0.150 - 0.250 = moderate avidity
³0.250 = high avidity
Contact
9342 9647 / 9342 9648