Norovirus RNA

Multiplex assay to detect norovirus GI, GII genogroups and an internal control (MS2 phage RNA) based on work by Kageyama et al., (2003), Vainio and Myrmel (2006),Hoehne and Schreier (2006) and Dreier et al., (2006) using primers and probes complementary to the ORF1-ORF2 junction.
Positive /Negative/Indeterminate/Inhibitory
Sample type and Volume required: 
Turnaround time: 
2 days
Special sample instructions: 

For same day testing samples must be received by 10:00 am.

Time limit for extra tests: 
28 days
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015