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ID:615 Genital virus Herpes Simplex
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DescriptionHSV is the most common virus that can lead to vesicular or ulcerative lesions in the genital tract. These are now detected molecularly and optimal results are seen when swab samples are sent in viral transport medium (VTM). Treponema pallidum is also tested for in a multiplex assay
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

TubeUniversal Transport Med
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Collection ConditionsPlace broken of swab into universal transport medium.
Min. Vol

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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT5 days
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT5 days
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.

Originally edited by : D Bennett. Review due on 27/06/2017 16:35:01. Published By K Roberts on 27/06/2016 16:35:01.