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Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 direct PCR, swab

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8623

 

Methodology: 

Real-time TaqMan PCR, direct

Schedule: 

Twice Daily

Reported: 

4-18 hours

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect lesion swabs in viral transport media

 

Notes: 

Swabs tested directly by PCR, without extraction step. Method used only for lesion swabs.

Reference Interval: 

Negative 

CPT Code(s): 

87529

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 10:31:59 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 10:31:59 AM