Think about the current situation – particularly where you may be able to get a sample of the pathogen.  The Lab Technician is available in the main lab (you will need to have one representative leave this room to go and request a test from her – don’t worry, you will be able to get back in afterwards).

Make sure you are very specific about the type of test you want e.g. the location where you want the sample taken from – because the Lab Tech will do exactly the test you request – not necesarily the test you need.

Use the information from the table above – and your lab test results to decide what kind of pathogen you are dealing with.

What to do next

You can access the protocol instructions for the kind of pathogen you have identified by using it to finish the URL

Your pathogen is either a VIRUS or BACTERIA – you must decide which



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