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4310 Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 IgM Antibody

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
9 Days 2 - 8°C
Index Value:
<0.90=Negative for anti-HSV 1 and 2 IgM
0.90-1.09=Equivocal for anti-HSV 1 and/or 2 IgM
>=1.10=Positive for anti-HSV 1 and/or 2 IgM

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

ELISA

Schedule

Mon,Wed,Fri

Turn-Around Time

48-72hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Used as an aide in diagnosing infection with the Herpes Simplex Virus.

CPT Codes

86695, 86696

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