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Respiratory virus, pertussis and M. pneumoniae PCR detection – new FloqSwab Kit collection instructions

Universal Transport Media (UTM) and Flocked Swab Kit information, Pathology North June 2017¬†: document includes detailed collection instructions. NB. The swab set includes a narrow flocked swab that is designed for nasopharyngeal sampling (e.g. optimal for pertussis PCR) . ¬†Nose and throat samples or nasopharyngeal and throat samples are suitable for diagnosis of paediatric viral […]