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22. Intensive Care Unit

Virological assessment of patients:- a brief guide for ITU Units in the West of Scotland December 2013 (Version 3)

Please note: Adults with bacterial pneumonia and children with recurrent bacterial pneumonia should be recommended to have an HIV test. Please consider HIV testing if appropriate.
Please see www.bhiva.org/HIVTesting2008.aspx

Respiratory Viral PCR, blood culture, general bacterial culture, Legionella (antigen and serology).

Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) screen search for ‘severe’ in item on TrakCare:

West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre User Manual - Version 7

New Lister Building and Out of Hours Emergency sample drop off Map

UK National Guidelines for HIV Testing 2008