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Genital Ulcer Pathogen Screen

Category Virology
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A nucleic acid amplification test for the qualitative detection of Herpes Simples Virus (types 1 and 2) DNA, Treponema pallidum DNA, Haemophilus ducreyi DNA and Chlamydia trachomatis DNA (LGV serovars)

Clinical Indications

Investigation of infectious causes of a genital ulcer

Sample & container required Ulcer swab
Sample volume 400ul
Sample container Cobas PCR media or viral transport medium (VTM)
Transport storage Room temperature
Turnaround time 5 working days