Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgM HSV12M

Method(s) Enzyme Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport 1 mL serum at 2-8°C (Min:0.5 mL)
Stability

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days

Unacceptable Conditions Severely lipemic, contaminated, icteric, heat-inactivated, or hemolyzed samples.
Schedule Mon, Thur
Billing Code 2010206
CPTCode 86694
Notes

HSV serology cannot be interpreted in infants less than 60 days old. Glycoprotein typing is not available for IgM.

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
ComponentReference Interval
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and/or 2 Antibodies, IgMLess than 0.90: Negative

 0.90 - 1.09 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
 Greater than 1.09: Positive - May indicate a current or recent infection.
No Appointment Necessary
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