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Name of Test
Viral Culture,Rapid,Lesion, (Herpes Simplex Virus and Varicells Zoster Virus)
Alternate Names
186056 LC; HSV and VZV culture
SoftLab Order Code
CVIR
Epic Order Name
VIRAL CULTURE, RAPID, LESION, REF LAB LC 186056
Epic Order ID
LAB3383
Tests Included
Herpes Simplex Virus
Varicella Zoster Virus
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
”UTM”

Alternately, a red cap UTM swab may be submitted but is not preferred.

Sample Type
Vesicular fluid, ulcerated lesions, vesicular scrapings, pharyngeal and throat swabs, autopsy and biopsy material, vaginal swabs
Collection Container
Universal Transport Media (UTM Swab)
Collecting Volume
1 swab or 0.5 g tissue
Storage or Stability
Refrigerated
Instructions
Microbiology Specimen Collection and Transport
 
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