Herpes simplex antibodies

Sample type and Volume required: 
5ml clotted blood – red and yellow top
Special sample instructions: 

Herpes simplex antibodies of little value in diagnosing current infection. VIRAL SWAB of lesion preferred. Reference laboratory request.

Infection Sciences Department at Bedford Hospital
01234 795913
Bedford Hospital
Kempston Road
MK42 9DJ
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015