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Rabies, Antigen (DFA) & Culture

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Test group Rabies
Performed by San Francisco Public Health Laboratory
Sendout? Yes
Collection Instructions Call Microbiology (x3-1268) for assistance in arranging specimen collection and referral to State Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Laboratory via SFPH

Skin biopsy of posterior hairline preferred.
Container type Red top , sputum cup, CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Sample type Skin biopsy, Saliva, CSF
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Viral culture
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:16:02 PM
Entry Number 807
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