Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 29, 2022 @ 9:13 am

5180

Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2 rRNA, TMA (NAAT)

Specimen:Collect:
  • Genital Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)

Also Acceptable:
  • Rectal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange)
Submit:
  • Genital Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange). Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • Rectal Swab in Aptima Kit-Multitest (Orange). Submit Ambient.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Samples collected in any transport media other than Aptima
    Samples collected after Aptima-tube expiration date
    Transport tubes with incorrect or missing swabs.
    Patients under 14 years of age
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Target Amplified Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87529x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 1161 - HSV 1 RNA
  • 1162 - HSV 2 RNA
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