Haemophilus influenzae PCR


Haemophilus influenzae PCR


Molecular Microbiology

Clinical indications

Not applicable

Specimen requirement

Recommended sample types: Blood (EDTA), CSF, respiratory fluids / tissue / empyema / abscess (excluding BAL, sputum or NPA). We accept any fluid or tissue from a normally sterile site, including formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue and blood culture fluid. Blood culture fluids are only suitable if they have flagged positive or if organisms have been seen on gram stain. Specimens should be sent in a sterile, dry container with no added fluids or transport media. Minimum volume required: Fluids (excluding blood culture fluid) 500 μL; Tissue 50 mg; FFPE tissue 10 rolls (10 μm); Blood culture fluid 1 mL

Dispatch and handling instructions

Not applicable

Turnaround time

72 hours


Not applicable

Is it IS0 15189 accredited?