Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2705

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 Antibody, IgG

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Lipemic Samples
  • Microbially Contaminated
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86695
  • 86696
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and 2 IgG Reference Range:
0.0-0.9 IV Negative
1.0 IV Equivocal - Recommend retesting in 4-6 weeks
>1.0 IV Positive

Please Note: Reference range change as of 5/21/2018.
Components:
  • 2735 - HSV 1, IgG
  • 2736 - HSV 2, IgG
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