HSV 1 & 2 - Anogenital Swab of Lesion

 

Click on the below image to view the collection technique

ThinPrep
*ThinPrep
(low sensitivity, not recommended, not FDA approved, must scrape the lesion)
Aptima Multitest
(FDA approved, recommended, SWAB THE LESION)

Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.

* Method: Real-time PCR.  This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ProPath Services, LLC.  It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should be regarded as investigational or for research.   Performed by reference lab, ProPath,1355 River Bend Drive, Dallas, TX 75247 1-800-258-1253.  For detailed performance characteristics, limitations and collection method please visit www.ProPath.com/test-menu and Obstetrics and Gynecology.