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NEUROTROPIC VIRUS PANEL ISOLATION

Synonym(s):

​Neurotropic Virus Isolation, Neurotropic Virus Culture, Neurotropic Virus Isolation (HSV, mumps, measles, enterovirus)

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

Storage and Transport

​Refrigerate samples until transport to laboratory. Do not freeze.

Send samples on ice pack to laboratory.

Method

​Tissue culture

Test Results

​Reported as Positive or Negative

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​Positive report : 2 - 21 days
For enterovirus - final report with enterovirus typing results: 2 - 6 weeks

Negative report : 7 days for herpes simplex virus, 14 days for measles virus, 21 days for mumps and enterovirus

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday

Remarks

​Viruses to be expected : Herpes simplex, measles, mumps and enterovirus viruses. Varicella-zoster virus, although not included in the panel, can also be requested at an additional charge.

Change History Notes

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