Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91138

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and/or 2 Antibody, IgM

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • If acute and convalescent samples being submitted, label as such. convalescent sample must be received in lab within 30 days
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Icteric specimen
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA)
Performed:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86694
Components:
  • 91138 - HSV 1/2 Ab, IgM
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