VRDL General Purpose Specimen Submittal Form
(Mpox group submittal form available on request from VRDL.Submittal@cdph.ca.gov)
Real-time PCR (LDT) (Diagnostic)
Lesion swabs: freeze
or refrigerate specimens promptly after collection. Freezing is strongly
specimens to VRDL on cold packs. Ship frozen specimens to VRDL on dry ice.