VIRUS CULTURE, DERMAL – Skin sources including pustules, vesicles, rashes, sores and lesions
Sterile swab of the skin site or lesion place immediately in M4 Viral Transport Media. Keep refrigerated.
Dry swabs, wooden swabs, calcium alginate swabs, and swabs in gel transports.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerate: 7 Days; Frozen: DO NOT FREEZE (Except Tissue Specimens)
Positives are reported when detected. Negatives reported within 5-7 days
Diagnosis of virus-related infections.