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Tetraplex PCR Panel Qualitative [Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Toxoplasma gondii]

Test Code:

RV0062

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sterile container for fluid
Sterile container without any media for swab

Specimen Requirement

A. Vitreous or eye tap: as much sample as possible. Collect sample in a sterile container or in a syringe with needle removed.

B. CSF: At least 0.5 mL of sample in a sterile container.

C. Swab for vesicles. Use Dacron-tipped swabs. Sample base of lesions vigorously and send dry in swab sheath.

Specimen Storage / Transport

​Refrigerate sample until transfer to laboratory. Do not freeze. Send sample with an ice pack.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

1 - 4 days

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Molecular

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri (Set up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Tetraplex PCR Panel Qualitative [Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Toxoplasma gondii] RV0062
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