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Microbiology tests

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Test name
16S rRNA Bacterial Gene
18S rRNA Fungal Gene
Aspergillus Precipitins
Beta D Glucan
Blood Culture#
Campylobacter Jejuni Antibodies
Candida (Culture)
Candida Antibodies
Carbapenemase producing organism screen
Clostridium Difficile Toxin by PCR
Cryptococcal Antigen
CSF for Microscopy and Culture
Culture (Any site)
Faecal Calprotectin/QFIT Profile (Combined) NEW
Fluid Culture
Fluid for Crystals + Culture
Fungal ID + Sens
Fungal investigations (superficial/dermatophyte PCR test)
Fungal investigations (non-superficial extended culture)
Galactomanan (Aspergillus Antigen)
Gonorrhoea – Culture
Group B Strep
Group B Strep (Self-collect) – Vaginal and Rectal
H. pylori Antigen – Stool
H. pylori Antigen – Stool (Self-collect)
H. pylori Culture
IUCD for Culture
Legionella Urine Antigen
MRSA (Rapid PCR) one swab per site
MRSA Culture one swab per site
MRSA Culture (Self-collect) – Nose/Groin
MRSA Culture (Self-collect) – Nose/Groin/Axilla
MRSA PCR (Self-collect) – Nose/Groin
MRSA PCR (Self-collect) – Nose/Groin/Axilla
Mycology/Skin Scrapings by PCR
Nail Clippings
Pleural Fluid for Culture
Pneumococcal Antigen
Pneumocystis Jiroveci (PCP) Examination
QFIT/Calprotectin Profile (Combined) NEW
Quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Test (QFIT)
Quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Test (QFIT) (Self-collect)
Rapid Strep (incl. m/c/s)
Schistosoma (Urine)
Sellotape Test
Semen Culture
Skin Scrapings/Mycology by PCR
Specific Gravity (Urine)
Sputum for Routine Culture
Sputum for TB Culture (AFB)
Stool for OCP and Culture
Stool for OVA Cysts & Parasites by PCR
Stool Reducing Substances
Swab (Cervical)
Swab (Ear)
Swab (Eye)
Swab (Nasal)
Swab (Oral)
Swab (Penile)
Swab (Rectal)
Swab (Skin)
Swab (Throat)
Swab (Urethral)
Swab (Vaginal)
Swab (Vulval)
Swab (Wound)
Synovial Fluid (for microscopy and culture)
TB (pleuralfluid)
TB Culture
TB Culture (Urine)
TB Slopes – Confirmation and Sensitivity
Tissue for culture
Urine (Microscopy Only)
Urine Chemistry and Microscopy (Self-collect)
Urine Chemistry, Microscopy and Culture (Self-collect)
Urine for Extended Culture NEW
Urine for Microscopy and Culture