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This page provides information on CGH laboratory tests which are available to external laboratories. External laboratories can find information such as acceptable sample types, test turn-around times, test methodology, and guidance on clinical interpretation of results.

For detailed test information, please download and view the PDF files.

For enquiries about test availability, please refer to the contact details below.

Available Tests

​Test NameTest InformationDetailed Test Information (PDF)Last Updated
​Bacteria / Candida Multiplex PCR​Detection of multiple bacteria and Candida species from sterile body fluidsCGH_Bacteria and Candida PCR_20220309 [ 0.75 MB | PDF ]09 April 2022
​Herpes simplex / varicella zoster PCR​Detection and differentiation of HSV1 and HSV2, and of VZV from clinical specimensCGH_HSV VZV PCR_20220309 [ 0.60 MB | PDF ]​09 April 2022
​Legionella PCR​Detection of Legionella species (including L. pneumophila) from respiratory specimensCGH_Legionella PCR_20220309 [ 0.52 MB | PDF ]​09 April 2022
​Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei) PCR​Detection of B. pseudomallei from respiratory samples, pus, urine and swabs and bloodCGH_B pseudomallei PCR_20210425 [ 0.58 MB | PDF ]​25 April 2021
​Meningitis / Encephalitis PCR​Detection of multiple bacteria, viruses and Cryptococcus neoformans from CSF samplesCGH_Meningitis Encephalitis PCR_20220811 [ 0.54 MB | PDF ]​11 August 2022
Pneumocystis jirovecii (carinii) PCR​Detection and semi-quantitation of Pneumocystis jirovecii (PCP) from respiratory samplesCGH_Pneumocystis jirovecii PCR_20210902 [ 0.50 MB | PDF ]​​02 September 2021
​​Pneumonia Multiplex PCR (Viral/ Bacterial/ Resistance Gene)​Detection of multiple bacteria, atypical and viral pathogens from respiratory samples. Includes detection of mecA, CTX-M, NDM and KPC resistance genes CGH_Pneumonia Panel PCR_20210425 [ 0.65 MB | PDF ]​​25 April 2021

Contact Us

General enquiries

Jessica Lau
Principal Medical Lab Technologist

Clinical information about tests

Dr Crystal Wong
Consultant, Laboratory Medicine