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Herpes Simplex and Varicella Zoster Viruses

Fast, Efficient and Accurate Processing for
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December 2009

Dr. Pritt provides an overview of testing for Varicella-Zoster and Herpes Simplex Virus by Rapid PCR and explains the recent changes to specimen requirements for these assays.


  • Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Director of the Clinical Virology and Parasitology Laboratories in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic

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