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Herpes simplex Virus Genotyping for Drug Resistance

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Testing for acyclovir and foscarnet susceptibility requires a virus isolate. Specimen sent must be HSV PCR positive before virus isolation is attempted

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
not required
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

Specimen required: HSV viral isolate or specimen for HSV isolateion

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
7 days
Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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