Herpes Simplex Virus types I and II
87530 x 2
Swab of lesion. Synthetic swabs only. Do not use cotton. Place swab in a vial of 2-3 mls of viral transport media.
Store specimens at 4ºC.
Transport specimen to the laboratory on cold packs as soon as possible.
Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.
Results will be available 1-3 days after receiving the specimen.
Monster Form (PDF: 108 Kb)