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  • HSV Susceptibility Testing

HSV Susceptibility Testing

Foscarnet and Acyclovir Resistance

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB8319A
EPIC Order   HSV Susceptibilities
CPT Code(s)   87252x2, 87253x2
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   82
Specimen Routine: Swab of lesion should be immediately placed in viral transport media; see important Comments
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - sent to Lab Corp
Turnaround Time   2-3 weeks
Reference Range   see separate report
Comment Samples must be ordered and sent to Microbiology for HSV PCR testing first. The HSV susceptibilities can only be ordered as an add-on to HSV PCR positive samples.

Reviewed by jcayless on February 14, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514