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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 by molecular methods and optimal results are seen when swab samples are sent (Copan eSwab) Treponema pallidum is also tested for in a multiplex assay
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

TubeE Swab Pink
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Collection ConditionsPlace broken off swab back into liquid medium tube.
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 12/07/2020 15:09:44. Published By K Roberts on 12/07/2019 15:09:44.