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Test Code HSVM H. SIMPLEX AND ZOSTER BY NAAT

Specimen Tube Description

UTM MEDIA

Specimen Type

Swab

Specimen Required

Flocked swab in Universal Transport Media

Specimen Stability Information

2 days room temp, 7 days refrigerated

Instructions

Collect skin lesions on flocked swab and place in UTM.

Additional Information

Tests for HSV 1, HSV 2 and VZV.

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

87529X2

LOINC

33027-4