Item Value
Test name Herpes simplex Drug Susceptibility Testing
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-2 weeks
Performed by ARUP
Normal range
Container type Flocked swab/Universal Transport Medium collection kit w/ labeling "For virus testing for sites other than nasopharynx"
Collection Instructions Flocked Swab: Collect fluid of vesicle and rub base of lesion to obtain cells. Please swab in universal transport media.
Fluid/Tissue: Transfer up to 3mL specimen into a sterile container or universal transport media.
Sample type skin lesion swab, vaginal swab, oral swab, tissue, body fluids

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667