|Description||Useful for detecting virocytes, herpes, and multi-nucleated large cells.
NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist.
|Specimen||Smear scrapings onto a glass slide and use a spray fixative; same as a Pap smear.
NOTE: If available, sample a recently open sore, scraping the edge of the lesion.
|Reference Values||An interpretive report will be issued.|
|Analytic Time||3 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|