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Lab Test Dictionary

Antiviral Susceptiblity, Herpes Simplex Virus, Acyclovir (2010866)

Methodology

Cell Culture, Susceptibility


Synonyms

Zovirax Resistance

Specimen Type

Culture Isolate

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday

Standard TAT

2-3 Weeks


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Isolate from cell culture (3-4 positivity)

Container Type

Agar Slant

Collection Instructions

Must be ordered with Herpes Simplex Virus Culture (65005) to ARUP. To add on to specimen at Quest use TSO form.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours; Frozen: 1 Month

Processing Instructions

Must be ordered with Herpes Simplex Virus Culture (65005) to ARUP. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on requisition. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday. To add on to specimen at Quest use TSO form.


Comments

Must be ordered with Herpes Simplex Virus Culture (65005) to ARUP. To add on to specimen at Quest use TSO form.


CPT Codes

87252, 87253


Revised

04-08-20

Initials

SL