Detect herpes simplex virus (HSV) resistance to foscarnet sodium.
Isolate from cell culture (3-4+ positivity).
Isolate from cell culture (3-4+ positivity). Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated and frozen on dry ice.
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen at -70°C: 1 month
Less than 100 µg/mL
A value of greater than or equal to 100 µg/mL suggests resistance.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
A processing fee will be billed for isolates that fail to grow to 3-4+ positivity as indicated in the specimen requirements. For specimens other than isolates (swabs) refer to Herpes Simplex Virus Culture (Test Number 0065005).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2010864||Foscarnet IC50 Value|