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Testing Results
IMPORTANT! Sites requesting testing must have approval from the appropriate state or local health department before submitting specimens. Approval must be sent to NPHL by email at nphl@unmc.edu or by calling (402) 559-9444.

A Special Microbiology Form must accompany the specimens. Some tests require additional forms and patient history. This will be listed below when applicable. When requested, testing will not be performed without all required information.

Please call NPHL Client Services at (402) 559-2440 or toll free at (866) 290-1406 for further clarification.

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  Test: Haemophilus influenzae Type B Serotyping 
  Synonym:  
  Method:  
  Availability: Monday - Friday by 0900; serotyping report in 48 hours 
  Specimen: Pure isolate of organism 
  Collection Device: Organism isolate from routine culture submitted on media slant 
  Volume:  
  Storage/Transport: Ambient 
  Unacceptable: Mixed cultures 
  Specimen Stability: Stable at ambient 
  Reference Interval:  
  Reportable Disease:  
  Comments: Includes serotyping and banking of referred organism. Include the test method used for identification on request form. 
  Revised: 7/12/2011 

 

If you have questions about proper specimen collection, please call NPHL Client Services at (402) 559-2440 or toll free at (866) 290-1406.

 


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