HSV PCR, CSF

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: HSDNA / VIR3

Specimen Type: CSF

Tube Type: Sterile Container

Collection Volume: 0.2 mL (minimum 150uL)

Cause for rejection: QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Real-Time FDA-approved Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay

Special Instructions: Testing performed same day if received in laboratory by 2:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday - same day if received in laboratory by 11:00 a.m.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 3 hours

Additional Info: Testing for CSF only. All other specimen types order LAB917 HSV PCR

CPT Code: 87529

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