Imperial Collage Healthcare

Pneumocystis (PCP) immunofluorescence (IF)


Reference Range

Negative


Sample Required
• Induced sputum• Bronchoalveolar lavage• Bronchial washing


Sample Container
Sterile universal container


Sample Collection
2 mL


Transport/Storage
Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight


Turnaround Time
2 days


Notes
The laboratory is not UKAS accredited for this test.
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