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Category Virology
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A nucleic acid amplification test for the qualitative detection of Herpes Simplex Virus (types 1 and 2)

Clinical Indications

Detection of HSV virus by PCR in clinical samples, eg vesicular scrapes or genital ulcers.

Reference range


Sample & container required Swab in viral transport medium (VTM)
Sample volume 400ul (VTM)
Turnaround time 5 working days