Table 4: Additional Specimens and Testing

Collect additional specimens based on antemortem signs and symptoms, and pathologic syndromes.

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Syndrome Specimen Description Container
Respiratory Deep lung swab 1 swab each lung Bacterial & viral transport
Neurologic CSF 10ml Purple top or sterile container
Gastrointestinal Stool   Clean vial
Dermatologic Skin/soft tissue swab or tissue sample   Bacterial & viral transport or clean vial


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