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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

Coronavirus / COVID-19

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Serous fluid (pleural, acetic and pericardial)

Specimen / container requirements

Collect 20ml in a clearly-labelled sterile universal container.

There is no benefit in sending more than 20ml.