HSV-1 & 2 DNA PCR

Test/Investigation

HSV-1 & 2 DNA PCR

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

NNUH

Storage conditions and sample stability between collection and transport to Lab

72 hrs. at 2°C to 8°C

Sample type

CSF, Swab in VTM, Vitreous fluid

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 days

If UKAS Accredited Test indicate at which site

NNUH