Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Virus Isolation and Identification (VVI-0135)
  SECTION Virology
  SPECIMENS 2.0 ml serum (red top) or preservative free tube
2.0 ml whole blood (purple top)
Swabs (viral transport media)
Fresh tissue (10 gms)
2.0 ml semen (preservative-free sterile tube)
  SPECIES All
  PRICING $31.00
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Red top, purple top or preservative-free
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED Lab Discretion
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 7-10 days
  TEST COMMENTS

Swabs must be submitted in one of the following:

• 0.25 ml sterile saline

• Viral transport media

• Copan-Eswab™ system


A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable

Reported as Positive or Negative
  PROCEDURES Cell culture, fluorescent antibody
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Virology