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HUMAN METAPNEUMOVIRUS ANTIGEN

Synonym(s):

​hMPV Ag IF

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Nasopharyngeal aspirate or swab, bronchoalveolar lavage, sputum, tracheal aspirate

Lung biopsy or autopsy sample

Send all above in sterile bottles with 1 – 2 mL of sterile saline added.

Storage and Transport

​Refrigerate samples until transport to laboratory. Do not freeze.

Transport samples on ice pack to laboratory.

Method

​Immunofluorescence assay

Test Results

​Reported as Negative or Positive

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​<1 -2 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Saturday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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