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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

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