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Varicella Zoster PCR

Ordering information:

In EMR- order HSV I-II, VZV and CMV NAD test

Test performed is a multiplex PCR for these viruses.

Alternate names:
HSV I-II, VZV and CMV NAD, VZV PCR
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HPCR
Specimen types:
Swab
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Urine
Blood
Saliva
Faeces
Tissue
Fluid
Container types:
CSF + sterile pot
Wound swab kit
EDTA
Faeces-plain pot
CSF + sterile pot
Collection Instructions:

Transport specimens to the laboratory at room temperature.

Minimum Adult Volume:
0.3 mL
Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW