VZV PCR

Virology


Description

For Information regarding sample types and volumes please follow the Weblink above


Indications

Acute Chicken Pox Vesicular Rash


Sample Type

Vesicle swab, Genital swab, eyeswab, EDTA blood, CSF Throat Swab, Mouth swab


Reference Range

Nor Applicable


Turnaround Time

Within 3 days


Testing Frequency

Daily


External Notes

For urgent testing, please contact the medical virologist on 66477 or 14524.


Patient Preparation

None


See Also

HSV PCR, Enterovirus PCR

Test Request Form

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Please note: the above information is subject to change and we endeavour to keep this website up to date wherever necessary.

Your contact for this test

team

Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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