Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2740

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgG / IgM

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • If acute and convalescent samples being submitted, label as such. Convalescent sample must be received in lab within 30 days.
  • 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:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86694
  • 86695
  • 86696
Components:
  • 2705 - HSV 1/2 AB, IgG
  • 91138 - HSV 1/2 Ab, IgM
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