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Culture, Viral

Culture, Viral is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Common Use:
To identify infection caused by pathogenic viral organisms as evidenced by ocular, genitourinary, intestinal, or respiratory symptoms. Commonly identified are cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus, herpes simplex virus (HSV), H1N1 (swine flu), HIV, human papillomavirus (HPV), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)–associated coronavirus, varicella zoster virus.

Urine, semen, blood, body fluid, stool, tissue, or swabs from the affected site.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Culture in special media, enzyme-linked immunoassays, direct fluorescent antibody techniques, latex agglutination, immunoperoxidase, polymerase chain reaction [PCR] techniques) No virus isolated.

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Culture, Viral." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425278/all/Culture__Viral.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Viral. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425278/all/Culture__Viral. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Culture, Viral. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425278/all/Culture__Viral
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Viral [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425278/all/Culture__Viral.
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