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HSV IgM Ab

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
HSVIM MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top ( no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Grossly hemolyzed and grossly lipemic.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference lab.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay Immunofluorescence assay
Special Instructions:
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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Negative
CPT Code:
86694
Synonyms:
Herpes Ab IgM; Herpes Titer IgM