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Herpes B Simian - Human (B Virus), swab

Important Note

For NUH patients - use Epic to order (LAB3040575)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Swab
Container/Tube: Container with 1 - 3 mL of viral transport media

Collection Instructions: place 1 swab in container with 1 - 3 mL of viral transport media.

Submit specimen with complete Georgia State University request form.

Sample Stability

** Preferred temperatures for storage prior to and during shipping to NUH **


Specimen Type: Swab
Ambient: NA
Refrigerate: 1 week
Frozen: Indefinitely


Reference Interval

An interpretive report will be provided.

Days and Times Performed

Monday and Tursday, TAT 7-14 days

Service Code


Referring / Testing Laboratory

National University Hospital
Clinical Chemistry, 67724346


Testing Laboratory
 Mayo Medical Laboratories
3050 Superior Drive,NW
Minnesota  55901


Updated on 21/03/2022