HSV IgG Ab

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: HSVGG VIR4

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, lipemic or grossly contaminated specimen. Drawn in incorrect tube. QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Thurs (0800-1700)

Methodology: Indirect Enzyme Immunoassay

Special Instructions: Culture, rather than serologic procedures, are considered the method of choice for detecting HSV infections. However, a 4-fold or greater increase in titer strongly suggests a recent infection.

OC Power Word: LHSVIGG

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 1-7 days

Additional Info: Reference range:< 0.80=Neg; 0.80-0.99=Equiv; >/=1.0=Pos

CPT Code: 86694

Synonyms: Herpes Simplex Titer; HSV Ab Titer

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