Meningococcal PCR

This test is referred to another lab outside our network
This does not affect where samples are sent and where your results are issued.
Assay performed at reference laboratory at Manchester PHE

Samples are sent by Virology but interpretation is by Microbiology staff
Positive /Negative/Indeterminate
Sample type and Volume required: 
4mL EDTA, plasma or CSF
Turnaround time: 
2 weeks
Special sample instructions: 

EDTA blood preferred

Storage and transport: 
48hrs room temperature
Time limit for extra tests: 
1 year
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015