Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Resistance Foscarnet Phenotyping


Sunquest Code:HSVFOS  
Epic Code:LAB6472Epic Name:HSV Resist Foscarnet
Synonyms:Herpes Simplex Types 1 and 2 Virus Phenotyping for Foscarnet Drug; Foscavir Resistance
Methodology:Plaque reduction assay
CPT Code:87252, 87253
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 21 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Actively growing isolate (preferred) or eye, genital, oral, urethral, vesicle or throat swab
Optimal Volume:One tube with media or one swab


Processing and Shipping

Shipping Instructions:Ship growing culture at room temperature. Ship swabs at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP to Viromed)
Referral Lab number:138362


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