Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Resistance Foscarnet Phenotyping

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:HSV Resist Foscarnet
Synonyms:Herpes Simplex Types 1 and 2 Virus Phenotyping for Foscarnet Drug; Foscavir Resistance
Methodology:Plaque reduction assay
CPT Codes: 87252 x1, 87253 x1
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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