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Test name:

Herpes simplex direct ag, DFA

Test code: HSVDFA
Order code: NBLD0240
CPT: 87274, 87290
Specimen type: Touch prep smears
Container: Slides
Specimen volume: 2
Instructions: Note the specimen source or collection site in the order.
Note: Also known as herpes simplex virus/varicella zoster virus direct FA.
Transport: Refrigerated
Specimen minimum
Performed: Daily (Monday—Sunday)
Reference value:
Method: Direct immunofluorescent assay

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