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Herpes simpex, enterovirus, cytomegalovirus, varicella zoster and epstein barr virus PCR

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Requirement: CSF, Sterile container,

Turnaround Time: 3-5 days

Detection of viral causes of meningitis/encephalitis by PCR

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable

Reference Lab: Manchester PHE