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November 01, 2016

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Please note the following documents have been withdrawn:

G 2: Microbiological investigation of patients with acute lymphadenopathy and fever

G 3: Chlamydial zoonotic infections.  The contents of this document have been incorporated into V 57: Chlamydial zoonotic infections.

G 4: Investigation of viral encephalitis and meningitis

G 5: Investigation of hepatitis

G 6: Investigation of vesicular rashes

G 7: Investigation of red rash

G 8: Respiratory viruses

G 9: Investigation of specimens for ectoparasites. The contents of this document have been incorporated into B 61: Investigation of specimens for ectoparasites.

The Following documents were withdrawn on 3 October 2016. This is due to the expansion of the Virology UK SMI templates to allow more information to be included in the documents and the continuing work on the User Manual. A copy of these documents is available on request.

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