January 2022

Updates to testing provided by NVRL Viral Serology Laboratory



Unfortunately, UCD NVRL must inform users that some tests are affected by staff shortages as a result of high levels of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the community.

The following update is appropriate starting Monday 10th January 2021.

1. Cessation of VZV IgM testing – this test will be dropped from the testing schedule

 2. Mycoplasma IgM will be tested once a week with a subsequent change in Turn-around-time (TAT) to 7 days

 3. HIV Avidity testing will be suspended for 6 months

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