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Test ID NBLD0361 Varicella Zoster Virus Nucleic Acid Detection, Non-CSF

AKA

VZV, VZVPCR

Specimen Type/Requirements

Genital or dermal specimen collected using a flocked swab and placed in Universal Transport Medium (UTM). (Lawson No. 6260951)

See Molecular Specimen Collection Guide

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature 24 hours  
Refrigerated 7 days Preferred for Transport
Frozen N/A  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo- Molecular

Analytic Time

1-3 days

CPT Code

87798