Negative cultures will be reported in 4-5 days. Positive cultures will be reported when they become positive.
Culture, Herpes simplex and Varicella zoster
Varicella zoster shell vial
Herpes simplex Culture
Varicella zoster Culture
Herpes simplex shell vial
VIRAL CULTURE EXCLUDING CMV
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Detection of specific viral agent in shell vial culture and confirmation of the viral isolate using monoclonal antibodies when appropriate.
Rule out or identify Herpes simplex (patients <3 days old, eye, or respiratory specimens) and Varicella zoster virus.
Negative (no viral agents isolated from culture).
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.