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Herpes simplex & Treponamal PCR

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Triple swab, remel tube MR4 media (red topped, pink liquid),


Turnaround Time:

6-8 days

Detection of herpes simplex and Treponamal PCR in genital ulcers

Please note: Testing is no longer available for Haemophilus ducreyi

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 48 hours are undesirable

Reference Lab: PHE Colindale