Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Culture- Vesicle swab

CMH Lab Section
Virology

Specimen Requirements
Break lesion and swab base of lesion. Use a Viral Transport.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
10 days maximum

Special Instructions
Store and transport on wet ice. Specify varicella or herpes on requisition.

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