Nucleic acid amplification assay (PCR) for the detection of Herpes simplex Virus 1 & 2 DNA.
To aid in the diagnosis of Herpes in genital and extra- genital sites.
Please note HSV PCR is also part of these other tests:
Genital / Skin / Throat swab
Red topped viral Copan swab
Blue M swab (GUM patients ONLY)
Performed at RD&E