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Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Types 1/2 Phenotyping for Acyclovir Drug Resistance Blood Test

A HSV Types 1/2 Phenotyping for Acyclovir Drug Resistance Blood Test is used to detect herpes simplex virus resistance to acyclovir
Sample Report

Test Code: 138370

Also Known As: Acyclovir Resistance HSV (Phenotype); Zovirax® Resistance

Methodology:

Preparation: No fasting required.

Test Results: 25-27 Days

Description

This test method uses a plaque reduction assay. It measures the extent to which various concentrations of acyclovir inhibit the growth of virus in cell culture. The concentration of drug which results in a 50% reduction in plaque formation induced by viral cytopathic effect (CPE) versus the no-drug control establishes an inhibitory dose (ID-50) drug concentration reportable value.

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