Nucleic acid amplification assay (PCR) for the detection of:
Diagnosis of vesicular skin infection (i.e. Herpes, Chicken Pox, Shingles.)
Skin swab of vesicles
Red topped viral Copan swab
NB – Enterovirus are not routinely tested for – if you are considering this (e.g. hand, foot + mouth), please request specifically.
Performed at RD&E
Up to 7 days