Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G-Specific Antibody, IgG HSV2GP

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

Refrigerated: 7 days. EDTA or heparinized plasma are also acceptable.

Schedule Mon - Fri
Billing Code 2010208
CPTCode 86696
Notes

Individuals infected with HSV may not exhibit detectable IgG antibody to glycoprotein G in the early stages of infection and 5-10% of infections may occur with glycoprotein G deficient virus. Detection of antibody presence in these cases may only be possible using a non-type specific screening test.

HSV serology cannot be interpreted in infants less than 60 days old.

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Negative.

No Appointment Necessary
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