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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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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.

Specimen:
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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TY - ELEC T1 - Culture, Viral ID - 425278 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425278/all/Culture__Viral ER -