HSV IgM Ab
Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology
Red top ( no anticoagulant) tube
2.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Excessively hemolyzed, lipemic or grossly contaminated specimen. Drawn in incorrect tube. QNS.
Sent to Reference lab.
If herpes simplex virus (HSV) antibody screen, IgM by EIA is reactive, then HSV antibody, IgM by immunofluoresescence assay (IFA) will be performed at an additional charge.
Reference range: Negative
Herpes Ab IgM; Herpes Titer IgM