A real-time PCR will be performed on samples of syphilitic ulcers.
If possible, send the samples as soon as possible to the ITM.
Dry swabs, cerebrospinal fluid and serum/plasma can be stored at 2-8°C for max. 4 days and can be sent to the laboratory at room temperature.
In case the sample needs to be stored for a longer period, they can be stored at -18°C and need to be shipped frozen to the laboratory.
E-swabs can be stored at 2°C-30°C for max 4 days and can be sent to the ITM at room temperature.
Please use the request form.
At least 1 x a week.
The confirmation and identification of T. pallidum are known within 7 working days.
ISO 15189 – BELAC 147-MED
Laatste wijziging op: 31/03/2020